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To customize your account, try using these features.

  • Save Items to "My Lists" (printable instructions)
    • Create, review and edit personal lists of library materials that you would like to read in the future. Perhaps one list for books by a favorite author(s) and another for CDs or DVDs you'd like to check out!
  • Preferred Search/Email Alerts (printable instructions)
    • Receive an email alert when a new item by your favorite author or on a favorite subject is added to the library collection. Be the first to know when a new film or music CD is added to the collection.
  • Reading History (printable instructions)
    • What was that book I read last month that I loved?! With this feature you can keep a running history of library items that you have checked out over time.
  • Rating Items (printable instructions)
    • Did you love it! Let others know by rating library items on a scale from 1 to 5 stars, just like customer ratings seen at sites like
  • Change your personal information (printable instructions)
    • You can now update your email address and phone number online.
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