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Welcome Guide


Personal Identification Number (PIN)

To change your PIN, you must first login to your account.

Once logged in, Select Edit PIN. You will be prompted to enter your current PIN and the new PIN.

Select Sumbit Change.

If you have questions about updating your PIN, then please contact the Circulation Desk at 775-2147 or at Circulation@smoot.org

Loan Periods / Late Fees

DVDs: 1 week checkout/$1 per day overdue

Magazines: 1 week checkout/$.15 per day overdue

Books and other materials: 3 week checkout/$.15 per day overdue

Library accounts will stop accruing fines at $20.

Renew Items

To renew your items, you must first login to your account.

Once you are logged in, select Loans under Quick View OR select Current Loans under Account Summary.

Select the box next to the item you wish to renew. You may select all of the items by selecting the box next to the word Title.

When satisfied, select Renew.

A box then will appear stating that the item(s) have been renewed.

If you have already renewed the item(s) once or an item is on hold for another patron, you will receive a message stating "One or more items cannot be renewed, please check with the Circulation Desk."

If you have fines on the account, you will not be able to renew your items until the fine has been cleared.

If you have questions about renewing your items, then please contact the Circulation Desk at 775-2147 or at Circulation@smoot.org.

Requesting Items Online

To request or place an item on hold, first search for the item using the Library Catalog. Select

the title of the item you wish to place on hold and select Hold Request from the blue menu bar.

You will then be prompted to enter your patron ID and PIN. If you have any questions, please

contact the Circulation Desk at 775-2147 or at Circulation@smoot.org

Library Services

Book a Librarian

We offer one-on-one appointments with our librarians to assist with a variety of topics. Complete the Request Form and you will be contacted to arrange a session time.


Meeting Room Policy


Meeting Room Application

Interlibrary Loans

In the event that you need an item that the Library does not own, you may request the item through the Interlibrary Loan Service. All items require a $3 charge to cover the shipping, except the periodicals which are $1. Some libraries may require additional charges. Please note that lending libraries may not honor requests for new items. If you have questions about ILLs, then please contact the Reference Desk at 775-2147 or at Reference@smoot.org. In addition, you can use this online form.

Notary

We offer notary services free of charge for our library patrons. Services are provided by appointment only. For more information, please contact the library at 775-2147.

Outreach

We offer visits to your school, daycare or preschool and individualized storytimes at your location or at the Library. For more information, please contact the Youth Services Librarian or at 775-2147.

Passports

We are a Passport Acceptance Facility. Services are provided by appointment only. For more information contact the library at 775-2147 or visit travel.state.gov

Wireless Use

Wireless Internet Access is available within the Library for use. Printing is not available using the Library’s wireless connection. Electrical outlets for plugging in laptops and other devices are available throughout the library. If you are bringing your own laptop or other device and wish to use our Internet connection you will need: 1)to agree to abide by the Library’s Internet Access Policy; 2)a WiFi-compliant 802.11 b/g wireless Ethernet device installed on your device or WiFi capabilities; and 3)headphones if you plan to use audiofiles. Library patrons should use Patron WiFi and use the key: kinggeorge