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Renewing Items and Placing Holds


How do I request an item/put an item on hold?

Requesting an item ensures that you will be able to borrow the item when it is next available.  In order to request an item, you have a few options: the catalog, telephone the library, or ask at the circulation desk.  The following are directions for using the catalog to request an item.  If you have trouble using the catalog to request an item, please contact your hometown library for help.

Using the Catalog

Please note: When using the catalog use Internet Explorer for the easiest searching experience.

- Find item you wish to request with a keyword, title, author, or subject search
- Click "place a hold" button on the bottom right of catalog record
    - If you are not logged in, you will be prompted to login
         - Enter borrower ID (all 14 digits of library card barcode)
         - Enter PIN or last 4 digits of phone number
         - Click "login" button
- Will bring up screen with request form
    - Choose pick up location from drop down menu
    - Add any comments
    - Click "request" button
- Will bring up confirmation screen with your number in queue and pick up location
    - Click "return to searching" or "log out and return"

View items you have requested/put on hold

- Click "Your Account" tab on the top navigation bar
   - If you are not logged in, you will be prompted to login
        - Enter borrower ID (all 14 digits of library card barcode)
        - Enter PIN or last 4 digits of phone number
        - Click "login" button
- Your information will be displayed
- Click the "holds" button (third button from the left on purple navigation bar at the top)
    - Your requested items will be displayed

How do I renew an item?

There are several options for renewing an item. You can use the website, a telephone, or come to the library in person.  If you have trouble renewing items, please contact your hometown library for help.

The rules for renewals are:

  • You may renew items up to three times.
  • Items requested by another borrower are not renewable.
  • There are some special collections that are not renewable, such as High Demand and Sizzlers.

Using the Telephone

- Call 405.701.2688
- Will be prompted with options:
    - Press 1 for library information
    - Press 2 for account information
    - Press 5 to renew books
    - Press 6 to request books
- Press 5 to renew books
    - Will be prompted to enter barcode on library card (enter all 14 digits)
         - Press # for instructions on finding barcode
- Will be prompted with options:
    - Press 1 to renew one item
         -Will be prompted to enter the barcode of the item
              -Press # for instructions on finding the barcode
- Press 2 to renew all items
    -All items will be renewed and system will read list of item titles
- Press 4 to listen to a list of items for renewal
    -Will read title of item and give options to:
         -press 1 to renew item
         -press 6 to go to next item
         -press 5 to listen to previous item
         - press 4 to listen to list again
- Press * at any time to cancel current action and go back in the menu

Using the website

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