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How can I guarantee I'll get reserve materials overnight?

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2011  |  158 Views

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To guarantee you'll be able to take a reserve item out overnight,  place a hold for three hours before closing.

  • Sunday - Thursday: place a hold for 8:00 pm or later.
  • Friday and Saturday: place a hold for 6:00 pm or later.

You may still check the item out any time after 5:00 pm (Sun-Thurs) or 3:00 pm (Fri and Sat) if the item is on the shelf and has no other holds. 

Each hold only guarantees a three-hour spot; consequently, placing a hold for 5:00 pm on a weeknight would allow someone else to place a hold for 8:00 pm or later. 

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