Reserve an Item

Search for the item in the library’s catalog.

If you don’t find the item that you want, change the scope of your search from “Milford” to “All Central MA Libraries” on the drop-down menu.

If you find the item that you want, click on the red “Request” button. You will need to enter your library card number and PIN. If you don’t have a PIN, you will be prompted to create one.

If you still haven’t found the item that you want, click on the “C/W Mars Union Catalog” button on the right side of the screen. You can now search the combined catalogs of the Central and Western regions.

If you find the item that you want, click on it. Then click on “Request This Item.” Select “Central MA” as your region. Then enter your name, library card number, and the library where you want to pick up the item. Then click submit.

If you still haven’t found the item that you want, click on the “Massachusetts Virtual Catalog” on the top of the “C/W Mars Union Catalog” screen.

Select “Central MA” as your region and click on “Go.” Then enter your library card number and the library where you want to pick up the item and click on “Login.” Then click on “Searching/Requesting.” Search for the item that you want. If you find it, click the “Request” button. Fill out the form and click on submit.

If you still haven’t found the item that you want, please contact the Reference Department at milfref@cwmars.org. We may be able to obtain the item from a library outside of Massachusetts.

Requests usually take 7-10 days to fill. The library will contact you when the item arrives. Items will be held for 7 days after you have been contacted.