How do I use LINK+?

• Search for a book in the Menlo Park Library catalog at

• If your search results show that the book is unavailable at any of the Peninsula Library System libraries, click on “Try your search in LINK+” on your search results page.

• When you locate the item in the LINK+ catalog, click the “Request” button. 

• You will be asked, “With which institution are you affiliated?” Click the down arrow, select “Menlo Park Public Library”, and click the “Submit above information” button. 

• Enter your name (first and last), and your Menlo Park Library card number (all 14 digits, starting with 29044). 

• Select your pick-up location (Menlo Park - Main Library, Menlo Park – Belle Haven) and click the “Submit” button. You will see a confirmation message that your request was placed.

Show All Answers

1. What is LINK+?
2. How do I use LINK+?
3. What does it cost to request a book?
4. How many LINK+ items can I borrow?
5. How long does it take for a LINK+ request to arrive?
6. How can I check the status of my LINK+ request?
7. How do I know when my LINK+ requests arrive at the library?
8. How long is a LINK+ item held for me to pick up?
9. How long can I borrow LINK+ items?
10. Where do I pick up, check out, and return my LINK+ items?
11. How do I renew a LINK+ item?
12. What are the fees for overdue, lost, or damaged items?
13. How do I cancel a LINK+ request?