Suggest for Purchase

Want us to purchase a book that you want to read and that will benefit our collection? Fill out this form for us to consider your suggestion! We will contact you when we decide to purchase the book or not. Please do not request upcoming releases more than three months in advance.

Guidelines for Suggestions

  1. Must be a Mercer County Library card holder.
  2. Request limit is 3 suggestions per month.
  3. Request 1 title at a time.
  4. Please do not request:
    • Films in DVD or Blu-Ray that have not yet been released
    • Music CDs that have not yet been released
    • Books more than three months prior to publication

All suggestions must meet the selection criteria of the Mercer County Library System’s Collection Development policies.  All materials must be purchased from County-approved vendors.


    Please include your first and last name.


    The 14 digital number on the back of your Library Card. Please do not include the spaces.


    If you do not have an email address, please keep purchase@mcl.org.


    Please include the area code as well.



    eBook and digital audiobook suggestions can be made directly in eLibraryNJ. Please follow the directions on the eLibraryNJ help page. Note, if a title does not appear in the recommend a title search, it is not available for us to purchase.