Interlibrary loan is a service that lets lets you borrow books and obtain articles from other libraries. You can take advantage of this free service when the Alfred libraries don't have the item you need.
When using interlibrary loan, you need to allow some additional time. It takes about three days to obtain articles, and about five days for books.
Once you're registered, you can link from library databases to the interlibrary loan form and the citation information will fill in automatically.