Placing Holds

You can search our collection online and place holds on items to pick up in person at the MPL branch of your choice.

  • Maximum of 75 holds per customer and an additional 50 eBooks (from OverDrive).
  • Please cancel holds no longer needed to increase availability of Library materials to others. You can do this by:
    • Accessing your customer account through MPL's online catalogue OR
    • Using the computers in the libraries OR
    • Contacting your local branch OR
    • calling TeleCirc, MPL's automated telephone system, at 905-474-5966
  • You will be notified by TeleCirc automated telephone system when items are available for pickup. Holds must be picked up by the date indicated.
  • You have 7 days to pick up your hold.
  • To check out the item you will need to bring the library card on which the hold was placed.  
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