Suggestion to buy

If you cannot find a book in the library’s catalogue Selwyn Library members are welcome to suggest that it be purchased by entering it into our Shopping Basket. Just follow the instructions below and click on the shopping trolley when ready.

How to use our shopping basket

Read the following instructions carefully.

  1. After clicking the shopping trolley below you can sign in using the public login (Note – Case sensitive)
    • Email:
    • Password: Book1234
  2. Search or browse for books.
  3. You will need to add your Selwyn Libraries card number and preferred library branch for hold pick up. When you have found a book you think we should purchase, simply add your card number and branch to the notes field. Eg. SNB12345678 Rolleston
  4. If you wish to reserve the item, add “Reserve” after your card number to the notes field. Eg. Reserve SNB12345678
  5. Click “Add to basket”.
Go to our shopping basket

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Thank you for your suggestion.

The library retains the right to decide which items will be bought. Only suggestions containing a valid Selwyn Libraries card number will be considered. All purchases must meet the criteria in our Collection Development Policy. You will be advised of the outcome of your suggestion via the “Answer to your suggestion” basket.

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