Homewood Public Library

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Placing and Canceling a Hold

Placing a Hold

  • Enter your keyword(s) in the "Search Our Catalog" search box.  Your can enter the full title, a part of the title, the author's name, the item's ISBN or a topic.
  • Click "Search."
  • Click on the title of the item you choose to see if Homewood owns the item and, if we do, if it's currently on shelf.
  • If the item you want is on shelf at Homewood, call us at 708-798-0121 ext. 216 to set it aside for you.
  • If the item is not available at Homewood, click the "Place Hold" button.
  • You'll be asked to enter your library card number and PIN to access your account.
  • On the next screen, you can decide whether the pickup llibrary will be Homewood (the default for Homewood cardholders), or you can choose another SWAN library from the dropdown list.
  • Click the "Place Hold(s)" button.
  • You'll be notified when the item is ready for pickup.

Canceling a Hold

  • Click on "My Account" in the "Search Our Catalog" box.
  • Enter your library card number and PIN.
  • Click "Log In."
  • Click on the "Holds" tab.
  • To cancel all your holds, check the "Select All" box and then click the "Cancel Hold(s)" button.
  • To choose specific hold(s) to be canceled, click in the box before the selected title; then click the "Cancel Hold(s)" button.

Still confused?  Have questions?

Give us a call at 708-798-0121 ext. 216.