May I return books from other library systems to MCPL? And may I return MCPL books to other library systems?
You may return materials belonging to the libraries with which we have reciprocal borrowing privileges to any MCPL branch.
Similarly, you may return MCPL's materials to these same library systems.
However, please be aware that there could be a considerable delay before the materials get back to the owning library system and are cleared from your borrowing account.
MCPL has reciprocal borrowing privileges with public libraries in the following jurisdictions:
- throughout the state of Maryland
- in the District of Columbia, and
- in the following Northern Virginia jurisdictions: Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Falls Church, Loudoun County, and Prince William County.