How to Request Books

Watch a video of the instructions, or read below.

  1. Go to our Plethora of Titles page
  2. Search/Browse for your desired title
  3. Once the title is determined, click on the book cover image
  4. You should now see a “Place Hold” button on the lower right of the pop up box, click it
  5. Enter your login credentials (Need some? Contact arian at
  6. Click “Submit Hold Request”

Waalaa! You are done. Your request will be processed within 24-48 hours and sent via the courier (please ignore “pick up at Colorado State Library” when you place your hold).

Lending policy: The sets can be borrowed for up to six weeks. Just let us know if you need them longer, as we can typically extend the date. If a copy is lost, you will be responsible for its replacement. Thank you.

Arian Osborne

Arian Osborne

NRS/LRS Consultant Support at Colorado State Library
Hello! I am the Bookclub Resource guru and "girl Friday" for our Colorado Historic Newspaper (CHNC) collection on the "Special Edition" blog. Contact me at
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