Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan is a lending service between libraries.  Ridgway Library cardholders may submit an Interlibrary Loan request for items in two (2) ways:

To Submit a Paper Request:

  • Print out the pdf of the request form and complete it.  You may fax it to the Ridgway Library Library at 970-626-4007 or scan it and email to


To Place Your Own Request Online:

  • Online requests may be submitted through the Colorado Virtual Library:
  • A Colorado Virtual Library account must be created by Ridgway Library staff prior to submitting requests.  After this account is created you may order your Interlibrary Loan materials directly.
    • Login usig your Ridgway Library card number
    • Enter your last name in all CAPS
    • Select Ridgway Public Library District
    • You may now locate and place your request.

Requests are limited to six (6) active requests per patron.  You must have your library card to pick up your requests.