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Borrow Books Online from USMAI Libraries

Use this guide and see how easy (and free) it is to use your registered Bulldog ID Card to borrow books online from the Maryland USMAI libraries.

Where?

Circulation Desk

Books requested through the Catalog USMAI service are delivered to the TML Circulation Desk
where they may be picked up during regular library hours.

Image of the Circulation Desk at TML

When?

When will the book arrive?
Most books are delivered within 2 to 7 days but may take longer depending upon the lending library's schedule.

Will I be notified?  Yes. You will receive a notice in your Bowie email account.

When do I have to return the book?
The library of origin establishes the due date.  Check with the Bowie library Circulation Desk if you need help getting information about due dates, renewals, fines, etc.