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Purchase Suggestion

If you'd like the library to purchase a certain book, DVD, or CD audiobook, you can submit a "Purchase Suggestion" using one of the following methods ...

From the Mobile App

If you have our mobile app, tap My Borrowing at the bottom of the screen, then Suggested purchases. On the next screen tap Add suggestion and fill out the form:


From the Web Catalog

1) Search the web catalog to see if the title you want is on order. If not, you'll need to log in to your account to submit your suggestion.

2) Click here to log in to your account (opens in new tab)

3) After you log in, click your User Name or Barcode in the upper right corner to expand the menu, then click My Library Dashboard:


4) Scroll down and click Submit a Suggestion on the left side of the screen:

5) Enter the title information in the online form: 


  • You can submit up to five suggestions per month.
  • You will receive a response regarding the status of your request once the suggestion has been reviewed by staff.
  • For rare, out-of-print, and specialized titles, search our inter-library loan service LINK+
  • The library automatically purchases all new titles by these authors and contributors. These titles can generally be found in the library catalog two to three months prior to publication. You may still submit suggestions for titles by these authors, which will help the library know how many copies to order, but holds will not be placed on your behalf for newly published titles by these authors.

Questions? Please call us at 925-931-3400, option 4, or email