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How to renew your items:
  1. Go to
  2. Enter your library card number (or username) and password.
  3. You will be redirected to a page with a list of the items checked out on your card. If an item can be renewed, there will be a box you can check next to a blue “Renew” link. Check as many boxes as you wish to renew and choose “Renew selected” at the bottom of the page, or simply choose “Renew all.”
  4. Items that have been renewed twice already or items that are on hold for other patrons cannot be renewed.
How to reserve an item:
  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Search the catalog at If you’re looking for a specific movie, it can help narrow the search if you include “DVD” along with the keyword(s).
  3. Click on the blue “Place hold” link under the title of the item you want. If you did not sign in, you will be redirected to the login page and you will have to restart your search.
  4. On the next page, double-check the item and pick up location and click “Confirm hold.”
How to get an email reminder before your items are due:
  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Click on “Your Messaging” from the menu on the left.
  3. You will see a table with options of the types of notifications you can receive. Check the email box for the “Advance notice” row.
  4. Select from the dropdown menu in the “Days in advance” column to decide when you want to be notified about your items’ due dates.
  5. Click “Submit changes.”