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Hold Books

Placing books on hold is an easy way to get materials from any of the 55 libraries in the Mississippi Library Partnership!

Step 1: Find a book

Search for a book in our Online Catalog.
Step 1: Find a book

Step 2: Place a hold

Click the "Place Hold" link. You'll be asked to log in to your Online Catalog account. (If you have trouble logging in, contact Access Services at (662) 325-7668.)
Step 1: Place a hold

Step 3: Choose a pickup location

Tell us where you'd like to pick up your book and click the "Place Hold" button to finalize the hold.
Step 3: Choose a pickup location

Step 4: Pick up your book

The book's home library will send it to your selected pickup location. This usually takes between 1 and 14 days, depending on the book's availability and the library's distance from your pickup location. We'll email you when the book is ready for pickup.