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How to place a hold on an item

Three easy ways to reserve an item!

1.     Call 319-988-4217 and speak to a librarian. Please have your library card number available.
2.     Email Please include your name, the item title, and your library card number.
3.     Go to to reserve a copy. Detailed directions below.

When the item is available for check out, library staff will call to notify you of its availability. Please ensure that the library has a current phone number for you.

How to Reserve Materials On-line

1. Go to the Hudson Public Library Website:

2. Click on Catalog tab: under Other Collections click Hudson Public Library

3. Click Login (if you already have an acct) OR Create Account (if you have not set up acct)

4. Follow instructions through password set up and save your information.  Don’t forget your password!

5. After saving new information and/or logging in, click Destiny Quest (left hand side of the screen)

6. Enter the book name you are searching for in the “Find” Box

7. Click on the Title of the book you are searching for.  You will observe whether there is 0 available or 1 available, etc.

8. Click Hold It! to reserve this book for yourself. 

9. Logout after you complete the reserve.


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