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DIY: Managing your Library Account

Post Date:01/08/2019 10:23 AM


Do you use the library’s self-serve automated phone service to find out what you have checked out, when items are due, or if you have a hold waiting for you? We’ve got something new for you!

The 1-800 number that you’ve been using will be going away at the end of January, but don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. 

There are several ways to view checkouts, due dates, holds, etc. 

  1. Use the chat service through the library’s website ( or the mobile app.
    • With the mobile app, you can search the library's online catalog, view checkouts and holds, renew material, pay fines, and so much more. Plus, never be without your library card as this app has a built-in library card. 
  2. Access the library’s online catalog--My Account.
  3. Call a local library branch.
    • Here’s a link to the list of locations, their numbers, and hours of operation. 

No need to wait! These options are available now, so start using these options today!

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