Request items


Is something you want checked out?  No time to leisurely browse library shelves?  Request items directly through the online catalog!

Simply search for an item you want, click the “Place Hold” button, and enter your library card # and PIN. We’ll grab the first available copy, deliver it to the PCPL location of your choice, and notify you when it is ready.

You can request any circulating item from the PCPL collection, as well as from partner libraries like the Isothermal Community College Library and the Rutherford County Public Library.  

Purchase Suggestions & Interlibrary Loan Requests

For items not available through the library catalog.  If purchased, we will contact you when it is available for checkout.  Due to volume of requests, we are unable to follow up on the status of unpurchased suggestions.

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Pick-up location: Columbus or Saluda (required)




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    • Main Library
      1289 West Mills Street
      Columbus, NC 28722
      Tel. (828) 894-8721
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      Tue.-Thurs. 9am – 8pm
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      Saluda Community Library
      44 W. Main Street
      Saluda, NC 28773
      Tel. (828) 749-2117
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      (828) 894-8721 ext. 225