Request Items

Place Holds for Items in Our Catalog

As a JCPL patron, you can borrow items* from our library and from other area libraries in our Organization of Watauga Libraries (OWL) Consortium. Log in to your account at the top of the screen and search for a title at the Johnson City Public Library or any other library in the OWL Consortium. Follow the steps after clicking on “Place Hold,” and we will notify you when it is available.

*Certain items may not be available to borrow through our courier system, such as DVDs, audiobooks, and new titles.

Request to Add New Items/Borrow Items Not in Our Catalog

Didn’t find what you were looking for in our catalog? Submit a request** below and we will look into obtaining a copy for you by purchasing a copy for our collection or through interlibrary loan. If you have questions about the request process, you can contact our Adult Services (423-434-4454) or Youth Services desks (423-434-4458) or email us at

**Requests for new releases are processed no sooner than three months prior to publication date. Some libraries require a fee to borrow rare items.

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Request Item Form

Nameyour full name
Phone Number
Library Card #:library card
Author or Creatorauthor
Actor or Directoractor
Are you willing to pay to get the requested item?Most items we can get for free but some require payment. Let us know if you would be willing to pay if required.