Yes. Only Bucks County library card holders with accounts in good standing are eligible to participate in the Suggest a Purchase program.
Due to the popularity of the purchase suggestion program and in order to accommodate as many people as possible, we currently place a limit of 2 suggestions per person, per month. Patrons who reached the old limit of 60 items per year before September 1 will not be allowed to submit further requests until January […]
Yes. Please do not submit purchase suggestions for titles that have not yet been published.
No. Each title in a series must be requested separately.
There are some items and formats, such as textbooks, that we don’t purchase for our collections because they’re better suited to an academic library. We don’t purchase consumable journals, workbooks, or activity books that are designed to be written in. We are also no longer purchasing music CDs or video games for our collection. We […]
No. The library welcomes suggestions for materials to be added to the collection, but we cannot purchase every requested title. Purchase suggestions are considered according to our selection policy. If we don’t purchase a requested print item, we will instead attempt to get it from another library through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
We will most likely be unable to purchase it. If we don’t purchase a requested print item, we will instead attempt to get it from another library through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
No. If you would like us to consider your book for purchase, please send an email to email@example.com. Works of local authors are not added to the collection unless they have been professionally reviewed, published by a mainstream press, or have received significant media recognition.
For physical materials: If your item is purchased, library staff will place a hold on the item for you, and you’ll receive a hold pickup notice when it’s available. You also will receive a pickup notice if the item is acquired via Interlibrary Loan (ILL). If we do not or cannot get your item, you’ll […]
If we choose to purchase your item, arrival time will vary based on the volume of requests and the ability of our suppliers to quickly deliver it. It may take from one to six weeks.