How to Reserve Materials

This feature allows you to place requests for library materials through an in-house computer or Internet connection at home.

At the CATALOG welcome screen:

Type in your search. Computer automatically defaults to KEYWORD. Search can be changed by clicking on an option from the left menu.

Click on the entry for complete information including call number, availability, etc.

Click on Request

Type the barcode from your library card.

Type in your PIN

Select your Pickup Location, ex: North Babylon

Type in any special instructions if you wish.

Click on SUBMIT.

A message should appear saying the request was successful and you will be contacted when it is available. If any error messages or problems placing a request occur, please contact the Library.

How to Renew Materials

At the CATALOG welcome screen:

Click on LOGIN. (It is located on the left menu under MY ACCOUNT).

Type in the barcode found on the back of your library card.

Type in your PASSWORD/PIN (personal identification number). If this is the first time you are using this feature, you need to create a PASSWORD/PIN (4-8 letters, numbers or a combination of both). Choose something that you will be able to remember for future visits.

Click on LOGIN.

The screen will open show information regarding your account.

There will be listing of all your materials checked out.

Click the box(es) of the items to be renewed.

Scroll down and click on RENEW SELECTED or RENEW ALL

Scroll back up to verify that the due dates have changed.

Items overdue or on hold by other patrons cannot be renewed.

North Babylon Library materials can be renewed up to 6 times. Renew policies vary from Library to Library.

Click here to access the Catalog directly