Answered By: Laura Butler
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016     Views: 133

When you receive notification that a book you have signed out has been recalled, it means that another patron has requested the book.  A book can be recalled at any time after you sign it out. The recall shortens the loan period on the book, which means you cannot keep the book for the four weeks that you were originally given. However, you are guaranteed at least two weeks with your regular library materials. This means that if a recall is placed during the first seven days after borrowing a book, you will only have that book for the guaranteed two weeks. Otherwise, if you have had the book for at least eight days, you will receive a notice asking you to return the book in seven days.

If you have further questions about recalled materials, please contact the Circulation Desk at 204-786-9808.

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