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If you’ve looked for an item in our catalog and can’t find what you want, please fill out this request form. Please provide as much information as possible to help us find the item.

  • We may opt to purchase newer books for our collection; you will be placed on hold for the item you requested.
  • Books not eligible for purchase may be borrowed from another library in the state via interlibrary loan.
  • Requests for journal/periodical articles will be placed as interlibrary loans and will be delivered as a photocopy in most cases.

You will need a valid Ferguson Library card and must be a Stamford resident to place requests. Processing time for requests is 2-6 weeks on average.

Additional Information about Interlibrary Loans

Interlibrary loans are usually a free service, but you will be asked to set a fee limit should the lending library charge us. Due dates for physical materials are also set by the lending library.

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Request Preferences

Is this item in the Ferguson Library catalog?
Please check our catalog for the item and let us know which of the following applies.
Where do you want to pick up your item?
please note: if you request a book and we borrow it from another library, we’ll contact you about an alternate pickup location as ILLs are not delivered here
Do you need this item by a specific date?

Your Information

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Your mailing address
How should we contact you with follow-up information?

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What kind of item are you requesting?
If we cannot purchase this book, would you like us to request it from another library in the state?
What is the maximum amount you would agree to pay if the lending library charges to borrow the item?
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