Shipping and Packaging

ILL Procedures

For information about how to ship ILLs, please view the Shipping ILLs Powerpoint Instructions.

For information on the Canada Post Shipping Tool, please view the Canada Post Shipping Tool Instructions (updated November 2018).

For information on the Polaris Request Manager and ILLS, please view the Polaris and ILL instructions.

**Make sure you and your staff are checking incoming materials for pests. For more, check out the Pest Management section on our Collection Management and Weeding page.

Postage Reimbursement

Peace Library System compensates member public libraries for library book rate mailing costs and for interlibrary loan fees charged by the lending library (up to a maximum amount per item of $25). 

To request compensation, please fill out a copy of the ILL/Postage Expense Form and attach your postage or ILL receipts.  Where receipts are not possible, contact your consultant to make other arrangements.  Please submit the ILL/Postage Expense form and your receipts to Peace Library System headquarters on a monthly or quarterly basis, depending on the volume.

NOTE: Postage/ILL expenses for a given year must be received by the first week of January of the following year in order to be eligible for reimbursement.