Reserve an item

How to reserve items

You can reserve any item we have in stock that is available for loan. You need to be a member of the library to do this. Find out how to join the library.

To reserve items:

  • go to our library catalogue
  • search for the item
  • select 'Reserve this item'
  • log in with your library membership card number and enter your PIN
  • select the library where you want to pick up your item
  • confirm your request

Alternatively, you can come into one of our libraries and ask at the enquiry pod. Please provide your local library with as much information as possible about the book you need.



Types of request and their charges
Type of request Charge
All Bracknell Forest stock 90 pence per item
Children’s books Free
For all registered disabled people 60 pence per item
Annual subscription - unlimited (12 months - April to March) £23
Annual subscription - unlimited (6 Months - October to March) £16

Other authorities and the British library

Requests for items from other authorities, or the British Library will be charged a £1 non refundable deposit for this service.

Requests from other places and their charges
Type of request Charge
First 10 items £6 per item
British Library (subsequent items) £17 per item
British Library (subsequent periodicals) £13 per item
British Library urgent service Price on asking
British Library urgent service (student concession) £23 per item

Contact information

Bracknell Forest Libraries

Make an enquiry