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To Begin

Visit the Hiawatha Public Library’s web page at and click on Library Online Catalog. From there, you can view your record, place holds, and renew the items checked out on your card.

You must have:

bulletYour 13 digit User I.D. number (the complete barcode on your library card)
bulletAnd your PIN (your Personal Identification Number)

HINT: When entering your User I.D. or PIN, do not use spaces or dashes.

To ensure your privacy, never give anyone else your PIN. When you have finished viewing your record, always click on Logout to clear your information from the screen.

Remember, the Hiawatha Public Library staff are happy to place holds and renew your items for you. Simply ask at the Circulation desk.

To See Your Record

In order to see what you have checked out or the items that you have placed on hold:

Click on My Account in the blue bar.

Choose Review My Account.

Type in your User I.D. and your PIN.

Click on Display User Information.

The next screen will show all items checked out and all items that you have placed on hold.

You may also cancel any holds from this screen.

To Renew Items

To renew items checked out to your card:

Click on My Account in the blue bar.

Choose Renew My Materials.

If you have not already logged in, type in your User I.D. and your PIN.

Click on List Charged Items. A list of all materials checked out to your card will appear. Simply select the items you want to renew and click on Renew Selected Items.

The next screen will indicate which items were renewed and your new due dates. Click on the OK button to confirm renewals.

Items that are on hold for someone else or items that are overdue can not be renewed.

Click on Logout to remove your information from the screen.

To Place a Hold

If you have more than one item to place on hold, log into the catalog at the top of the search page. This will eliminate the need to repeatedly enter you User I.D. and PIN.

Search the catalog for the item that you would like to request. (Not all materials can be placed on hold. This includes reference and Quick Picks.)

If more than one entry appears, chose the one that you want and click on the words Full Details.

On the right of the computer screen click on HOLD.

If you have not already logged in, enter your User I.D. and PIN.

Choose the pick-up library from the drop down window.

Click Place Hold.

Click OK.

To Change Your PIN

Your PIN may be changed to any 4 to 10 character number and letter combination.

Click on My Account in the blue bar.

Choose User PIN Change.

Type in your User I.D. and your PIN.

Enter your new PIN. Then re-enter the PIN in the next space.

Click on Change PIN.

For privacy and security, your PIN will not appear when it is typed in.


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Last updated: February 19, 2007.