Answered By: Cathay Keough
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2016     Views: 261

If you have a library card in good standing, you can place requests anytime using the Delaware Library Catalog, from any Internet-connected computer.  This is commonly called 'placing holds'. 

  1. To place a hold, first log in to the catalog with your library card number and PIN at:  http://dlc.lib.de.us.  (Note that you do not absolutely have to log in first but will need to at some point so we'll start with that step to make it easier.)  See the screen shot.
  2. Then find an item you want, and click on the book or DVD image cover to bring you to the details of the item, and click on 'place hold' - the button on the right side of the screen.  Holds can be placed on physical items, like books, DVDs and CDs, and also on electronic items like ebooks and eAudiobooks.
  3. You will then need to select a library - this is where you want to pick up the item.  Libraries are listed as  options from the drop down list and default to your 'home library' location.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this same pop up, then click on "place hold" (the 'place hold' button is visible once you choose your library pick up location).

Here is more information, but those are the basic steps.  

Please let us know if we can be of further help, anytime!  We truly appreciate your service and hope to see you online and in our libraries soon!

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