You can search for materials in the library's collections using the Online Catalog.
If you prefer a search interface that looks more like the catalog you may be used to using, access the collection through the Classic Catalog interface.
If you would like to focus your search by specifying formats, using keywords, and limiting other parameters, use the Advanced Catalog Search options.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I renew items I have checked out?
Renewals can be done in person, over the telephone, or online. To renew your materials over the telephone, call 330-832-9831. Please have your library card number or your six digit patron ID (which is printed at the top of the receipt you receive when you check materials out) with you when you call. Materials that are on hold for another patron may not be renewed.
How will I be notified when items I have placed on hold are ready for pickup?
The library offers three choices for sending out Pick-up and Overdue Notices: 1) Email, 2) Telephone, and 3)Text Message. If you have not specified a notification preference, the system will attempt to notify you by email first, then by telephone. To change your notification preferences, log into the online catalog and click on your name in the upper right corner to access your account. Select the "Edit Account" button to make changes to your account settings.
How can I receive notices by text message?
To begin receiving notices via text message, log into the online catalog and click on your name in the upper right corner to access your account. Select the "Edit Account" button and make sure you have chosen the option to receive notices by Email. Enter your cell phone number followed by @sms.oplin.org (example: firstname.lastname@example.org). If you wish to also continue receiving email notices as well text messages, enter your email account separated from your cell phone number with a comma and no spaces (example :email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org).
You will receive text messages when:
- requested items are ready for pickup
- borrowed items are due to be returned
- borrowed items are overdue
- the library has added material to its collections that match your Preferred Search preferences
Text messages are sent between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. The number that the text message is being sent from (76000) will appear on your phone screen. Normal text messaging charges will apply. This is a one-way notification service; you will not be able to reply to these texts.
If you need assistance updating your account, contact the library at 330-832-9831.