1004 Reserving Materials

Policy Number 1004
Effective Date: February 1, 2019
Updated: March 17, 2022
Subject: Reserving Materials/ Holds


To provide patrons with an opportunity to reserve materials that are currently checked out.


  • Holds may be placed on appropriate CPL materials by going online or through interaction with a staff member.
  • Holds are filled in the order in which they are received, and will be held for five days after notification.
  • Holds are limited to 15 by traditional and institutional cards and five for CPL limited cards and CPS-Student cards.
  • Holds cannot be placed on non-circulating collections.
  • Holds may only be placed by patrons whose cards are in good standing.