Whitefish Library Policies

2025. Interlibrary Loan Policy (ILL)

NOTE: In a meeting held on 07/12/23, the WCL Board of Trustees voted unanimously to enforce Policy 2012 on all matters concerning loaned materials from other libraries, otherwise referred to as Inter Library Loans (ILL).


Whitefish Community Library (WCL) offers Inter Library Loan services to any patron with a valid WCL library card in good standing.

Patrons cannot exceed two ILLs outstanding at onetime. The same item may be borrowed only twice in one year.

Due dates are determined by the lending library. Fines of $1 per day will accessed for each overdue item.

Failure to pick up an ILL will result In a $5 charge.

WCL willl make every attempt to borrow material from a lending library that does not charge a fee for their service. Patrons will be responsible for fees incurred if the lending library charges for their service.


WCL will lend materials at no charge to participating libraries. Damaged or lost materials will be accessed to the lending library.

Reviewed and Approved by the Whitefish Library Board of Trustees on January 8, 2019.

Anne Shaw Moran, Chair Date January 8, 2020

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