A notice sent to a reader requesting the return of a book or other item, which is overdue or required for use by someone else. See also overdue notice.
If you receive such a notice you must return the material to the library immediately, even if it is not yet due.
If a user requests a book which is issued to someone else, library staff will request that the borrower return the material, whether finished with it or not. This procedure helps to share library materials among all users.
A notice sent asking a borrower to return their book(s) early because another patron is waiting for it. This procedure ensures library material is shared amongst all users.
If you receive a recall notice you must return the book to the library even though it is not yet due. You must return it since someone else needs it and has asked for it to be recalled.