Please enter the following information:

For example, type "21657..." and then enter your PIN below.
Please enter your PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER and then click the SUBMIT button.

SearchOhio and Ohio LINK

If we do not own an item you want, we offer you the free service of borrowing it from another library when possible. This service takes place through Search Ohio, a consortium of public libraries throughout the state or OhioLINK, a consortium of Ohio's college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio. Serving more than 600,000 students, faculty, and staff at 85 institutions, OhioLINK's membership includes 17 public universities, 23 community/technical colleges, 44 private colleges and the State Library of Ohio.

Using SearchOhio and/or OhioLINK
:
        1. If you cannot find the item you want in the M/RCPL catalog, search the Search Ohio  or OhioLINK catalogs. (Look for the Search Ohio logo or the words OhioLINK on the catalog page when your search in our local catalog is completed.)

        2. When item is located, click on REQUEST THIS ITEM.
        3. Choose Mansfield Richland Library from drop-down list.
        4. Enter your NAME, your LIBRARY CARD NUMBER and PIN.

        5. Choose the pickup location from the drop down menu.

        6. Click SUBMIT.

        7. The item will come from the lending library and be delivered to your pickup location.

Item Status 
        1. Once you have placed a hold, you will see the item appear on your holds screen in My Account with a status of Requested.
 
       2. When the item has been shipped, its status will show as In Transit.
        3. Once the item is ready and available for you to pick up, its status will show as Received and you will receive a courtesy notice letting you know that it has arrived. The courtesy notice will come via your preferred method - text, email, phone or mail.

The policies for each of the services are different. Please note the differences below:
Search Ohio Policies
        1. Items are usually available within 3-5 business days.
        2. Items will remain on hold shelf at pickup location for 10 days.
        3. Loan period is 21 days for printed items, audiobooks and music and 7 days for DVDs. All items may be eligible for up to 3 renewals.
        4. Overdue fine is 50 cents per day with a maximum overdue fine of $25.00. 
        5. An additional replacement fee of $25.00 will be billed for any item not returned within 30 days of the due date.



OhioLINK Policies 
        1. Items are usually available within 3-5 business days.
        2. Items will remain on hold shelf at pickup institution for 10 days.
        3. Loan period is 21 days for printed items (4 renewals if no holds on item) and 7 days for media (no renewals).
        4. Overdue fine is 50 cents per day. Returning an item that has been billed and/or is more than 30 days overdue will incur a $25.00 fine. 
        5. A replacement fee of $125.00 will be billed for any item not returned within 30 days of the due date.
        6. Borrowing privileges are denied to any user who has one or more overdue items on account.

        7. OhioLINK policies, fines and charges are determined by the OhioLINK consortium and cannot be waived or negotiated.

Participating Libraries 
SearchOhio makes public library items available to the communities served by the following libraries:

        1. Akron-Summit County Public Library
        2. Cuyahoga County Public Library
        3. Cuyahoga Falls Public Library
        4. Delaware County Public Library
        5. Greene County Public Library

        6. Kent Free Library
        7. Mansfield-Richland County Public Library

        8. Massillon Public Library
        9. Mentor Public Library
        10. Portage County District Library
        11. Reed Memorial Library
        12. Rodman Public Library

        13. Stark Libraries Information Consortium
        14. Toledo Lucas County Public Library

        15. Wadsworth Public Library
        16. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
        17. Westerville Public Library

        18. Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County

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