Welcome to our new online Catalogue! Below are some of the features that can be used in the libraries or online from home.
Please note there are more features being added - watch this space!
From the Catalogue you can search for all the following
Displays & Options
Log in to My Account to:
Subscribe to Search Results
You may place your own holds (reserves) online, either in the library or from home. Alternatively, ask a librarian to place these for you.
When the item arrives in the library you will receive a letter in the mail or by email.
Call in to the library with your card to have your hold issued. Items must be collected within 10 days.
Please note that charges apply for holds.
We will do our utmost to get the item to you as soon as possible. It is difficult to estimate how long it will take, as this is determined by the current borrower or those who have already placed holds.
Holds may be placed on items showing "Available".. Please note that occasionally an item with the status "Available" may be issued to another borrower before staff can take it from the shelf to fulfil the request.
If you phone the library for an available item, you may ask to have it set aside for you to collect, but the usual charge applies.
Can't find an item in the library? We welcome suggestions for purchase by our customers.
Items are considered and purchased if they fall within our selection guidelines. If it is decided not to purchase, an alternative is to apply for an Interloan which we will try to supply from another library.
Items cannot be purchased if they are out of print. Other limitations may be:
We welcome suggestions for purchase, by phone, in person or email to Suggest a Purchase.
Please provide as much information as possible about the item:
You are welcome to renew items in person, by phone or online. See below for exceptions.
Items may be renewed once only.
There is no charge for renewing an item, but note that overdues and rental charges may apply..
Rental items cannot be renewed online, however you are welcome to renew rental items in person or by phone. The rental charge is payable for the new issue period.
An overdue item may be renewed. An extended loan charge will be added to your library account. This will be calculated from the overdue date until the renewal date.
Any extended loan charges accrued at the date of renewal will remain on your card until paid.
To renew an item online
Login to My Account on the Catalogue using your library card number and PIN number. (Ask at the desk for a PIN number if you do not have one.)
My Lists enables you to compile a list of records from the Library Catalogue. You can then use this list for a number of purposes, including: emailing details of the saved records, downloading details, placing reserves.
To create a Temporary List
To Save a List Permanently