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Borrowing, renewals, holds

You may borrow from the library using your library card / library barcode.  Note that periodicals and reference books are not available for loan.

Logging in to the library catalogue

There are three ways to log in to the library catalogue:

  • Enter your library barcode in the Library Barcode field (no pin required), or
  • Select the My Account tab and log in using your library barcode (no pin required), or
  • Use the BookMyne APP with any tablet device to access My Account information and renew materials, place holds, etc.

Renewing an item

  • Log in as directed in Logging in to the library catalogue
  • Click on My account tab
  • Select Renew my materials
  • Follow the prompts
  • Don’t forget to logout


  • Email or telephone the library

Note that all library items may be renewed online, except

  • Reserve items
  • Items on hold
  • Overdue items
  • Items renewed more than once online

To place a hold:

  • Log in to the online catalogue as described in Logging in to the library catalogue
  • Locate an item in Search
  • Click on the Place hold button
  • Don’t forget to logout

Note that a hold may be placed on an item from the online catalogue under the following circumstances:

  • The item is on loan
  • The item is on the shelf (if you access the catalogue from outside the library)

The item will be held for you and you will be notified by email when it returns or, if on the shelf, it will be processed the following day and a notice sent to you.