How to Search the Library Catalogue

Instructions on how to find items in the Library Catalog


  •  Request books to be put on hold
  • View items you have checked out or have a hold on
  • Renew your books
  • Check whether you have any fines

 How to Access Your Account

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Search the Library Catalog
  3. Click on “Account Log-In”
  4. Enter your Library Card Number under Username and Password
  5. Click on “My Circulation Information”
  6. To renew a book, click on the “Renew” button above the due date

 How to Place a Hold on a Book

(Sorry, no holds on 3-Day Items) 

  • Locate the book title you want using a title, author or subject search in the “Search For” box
  • Click on the title of the book
  • Check the “Status” of the book
  • If it shows “available”, the book is on the shelf at the library
  • If it shows “checked out”, click on the title and, in the next screen, click on “Reserve Title” in the gray bar above the status column
  • Click “Submit” in the Self-Reserve box
  • Your circulation information will show the reserve on your account.
  • The Library will call you when the book is in.
Check out Newsbank!

Newsbank is a great feature allowing patrons to access:

-- news magazines and newspapers around the country

-- a great resource for family research

-- a quite comprehensive resource for obituaries

Click the icons above to start searching today!

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  • Renew or replace standard driver's license or ID card.
  • Renew vehicle tabs.
  • Obtain a replacement vehicle title or registration.
  • Submit a change of address.
  • Join the organ donor registry and much more!
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