Borrowing and Renewing

All about borrowing and renewing your books and other items.

How many items can I borrow from the library?
You can borrow up to 12 items (books, DVDs, etc.) from the library. If you are housebound or if you have a particular difficulty in getting to ...
Fri, 4 Nov, 2016 at 11:32 AM
How do I renew my books online?
To renew your loans online you need to: 1. login to your account 2. Click on loans on the left-hand side as shown in this image: 3. Then either:...
Fri, 3 Feb, 2017 at 1:01 PM
Can you send me a reminder before my books are due back?
Yes, if you choose to receive library notices by email - see this answer - you will automatically recieve a reminder three days before your books are due ...
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016 at 12:40 PM
Why do I get a 'You cannot renew items because: Your registration has expired' message?
When trying to renew items online you may get a message saying: “You cannot renew items because: Your registration has expired”. If you get this messa...
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019 at 10:34 AM
Can I leave books back in any library?
Yes, you can leave a book back in any public library - it doesn't matter where you borrowed it from.
Fri, 5 Apr, 2019 at 11:29 AM
Can you tell me if I have borrowed an item previously?
You can keep track of what you have borrowed by switching on Reading History but if you wish we can set your library card so that when you go to borrow...
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016 at 1:03 PM
Can I get a book that is not in the catalogue or not in a library in my region?
Yes - If the item you are looking for is not in the catalogue or is not in a library in your region you can ask your local library to purchase it or to req...
Tue, 28 May, 2019 at 1:56 PM
What do the words ON HOLD against an item I'm trying to renew mean ?
You cannot renew a book which has been requested by another patron. If you see the words ON HOLD against an item when you try to renew it, it means tha...
Fri, 6 Jan, 2017 at 10:54 AM
Sligo patrons - problems renewing
Sligo patrons may experience problems renewing items - if you encounter this problem please contact Sligo libraries.  We have identified the problem and...
Wed, 1 Mar, 2017 at 4:37 PM