Auckland Libraries: Ask us to buy it

Ask us to buy it

Tono mai kia hokona e mātou

Use this form to suggest a book or other item you would like us to buy.

Before you fill out the form

  • Check if we already hold the item by searching our catalogue
  • Show your interest in eBooks and eAudiobooks that aren’t in our collections using the ‘Notify Me’ tag in Libby. Go to Libby Help
  • Popular new titles are ordered automatically, so you don’t need to ask us to buy them.
  • We do not consider suggestions with a publication date more than three months ahead.
  • We mainly purchase material published within the past two years.
  • We generally do not buy anything that is more than eight years old. To access older material we recommend our Interloan Service. Go to Interloan Service page
  • You can send up to two requests per week.
  • We do not accept suggestions for music CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, large print books or magazines.
  • If you have a book you would like Auckland Libraries to consider purchasing, see our information page for publishers and self-published authors

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Auckland Libraries:Ask us to buy it Fill out this form if you can't find a book or item in our catalogue and you want to ask us to purchase it.