The Library welcomes suggestions for purchase for items to be included in
our collections. Although we endeavour to fulfil everyone's expectations
in providing a balanced and relevant collection for all community
members, we cannot fulfil all suggestions. Suggestions are considered by
professionals within the context of broad appeal, content, budgetary
constraints and adherence to our Collection Development Policy.
Please note the following Conditions:
Before making a Suggestion for Purchase, please check the library catalogue for existing copies.
Acceptance of the Suggestion for Purchase form is a not a guarantee
that the item will be purchased.
Preference will be given to titles published within the last 12 months.
If you wish to request an older book (published more than 2 years ago)
consider an ILL request through Libraries Australia. [A fee applies for ILL]
Suggestions for titles more than 3 months in advance of publication
cannot be processed. Please submit request closer to publication date.
When a suggested title is ordered, a reservation is automatically
placed for you and we will notify you when it is ready for collection.
We buy new Adult Fiction titles by authors who appear on our extensive
Author List, once a title is listed in our
catalogue you can place a reserve.
Most accepted requests are ordered within days, however, they may take
several weeks to be fulfilled by the supplier - so a degree of patience
is required. Once ordered, the requested title will appear on the
When a suggested title is declined a short message indicating the
request has been denied will be added to your library card and you will
be advised when you next visit the library. You may like to consider
obtaining the item through LibrariesAustralia. [A fee applies for ILL]
Goulburn Mulwaree Library reviews the magazine collection once a year.
We may add new titles and/or remove titles where interest has waned.