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HOW TO MANAGE YOUR LIBRARY ACCOUNT

  1. Library account overview
  2. How to log into your library account
  3. How to view your current transactions (reserved & checked out items)
  4. How to renew a book or audiobook (magazines, movies, & equipment do not renew)
  5. How to reserve a book
  6. How to change your library account password
  7. How to use the bookbag (select items without checking them out or reserving them)

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR OVERDRIVE (eBooks & Audiobooks) ACCOUNT

  1. Overdrive account overview
  2. How to sign into your Overdrive account
  3. How to view the items you have checked out from Overdrive
  4. How to view the items you have placed on hold from Overdrive
  5. How to view the items you have placed on your wish list in Overdrive
  6. How to view the items you have rated in Overdrive
  7. How to view edit the default duration of your loans from Overdrive

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR LIBRARY ACCOUNT

  1. Library Account Overview
    You can access your library account information using the internet. Using your online access you can view your current and past transactions, renew items you currently have on loan, view our catalog of library items, & reserve items you wish to checkout.

  2. How to log into your library account
    1. Click “Our Catalog” in the quick links column on the left side of the library homepage.
    2. Click “Sign In” in the right corner of the page that appears.
    3. Type your full library card number into the login name field (including the “pat”).
    4. Type the word “read” into the password field (unless you have already changed your password, in which case you will use that password instead).

  3. How to view your current transactions
    1. Log into your library account.
    2. Click “Current Transactions”.

  4. How to renew a book or audiobook (magazines, movies, & equipment do not renew)
    1. Log into your library account.
    2. Click “Current Transactions”.
    3. Click the “Renew” button across from the item you wish to renew (If the item is already overdue you will not be able to renew the item online).

  5. How to reserve a book
    1. Log into your library account.
    2. Click on a search option on the left side of the screen (standard, enhanced, or visual search).
    3. Find the item you want to reserve.
    4. Click “Details” located just below the title of your item.
    5. Click “Reserve” located in the middle of the page on the right side of the first blue bar.

  6. How to change your library account password
    1. Log into your library account.
    2. Click “Change Login/Password”.
    3. Delete your old password from the password field.
    4. Type your new password into the password field.
    5. Type your new password into the confirm password field.
    6. Press the “OK” button.

  7. How use the bookbag (select items without checking them out or reserving them)
    1. Log into your library account.
    2. Click on a search option on the left side of the screen (standard, enhanced, or visual search).
    3. Find the item you want to put in the bookbag.
    4. Check the box next to the words “My Bookbag”.
    5. To view all the items in your bookbag click the words “My bookbag” in the top right corner of the page. 

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR OVERDRIVE (eBooks & Audiobooks) ACCOUNT

  1. Overdrive account overview
    Overdrive is the company through which the library provides all of its patron’s access to download ebooks and audiobooks to their computers and electronic devices. All patrons with an active library account also have an active Overdrive account. A patron’s Overdrive account will only work if the patron has no fines or overdue books on their Daviess County Library account. Items checked out from overdrive will automatically be returned after the designated loan period so there is no danger of returning an item late. For more information about overdrive visit this link: In-depth Overdrive Overview.

  2. How to sign into your Overdrive account
    1. Click “Get the downloads” which is located in the third white box on the library homepage.
    2. Click “Sign In” which is located in the top right corner of the page.
    3. Type “daviess county library” into textbox that appears.
    4. Type your full Daviess County Library card number including the “pat”.

  3. How to view the items you have checked out from Overdrive
    1. Sign into your Overdrive account.
    2. Click “Account” on the top bar of Overdrive homepage.

  4. How to view the items you have placed on hold from Overdrive
    1. Sign into your Overdrive account.
    2. Click “Account” on the top bar of Overdrive homepage.
    3. Click “Holds”on the right side of the page.

  5. How to view the items you have placed on your wish list in Overdrive
    1. Sign into your Overdrive account
    2. Click “Account” on the top bar of Overdrive homepage
    3. Click “lists” on the right side of the page.

  6. How to view the items you have rated in Overdrive
    1. Sign into your Overdrive account
    2. Click “Account” on the top bar of Overdrive homepage
    3. Click “lists” on the right side of the page.
    4. Click the dropdown box and select “Rated titles”

  7. How to view edit the default duration of your loans from Overdrive
    1. Sign into your Overdrive account
    2. Click “Account” on the top bar of Overdrive homepage
    3. Click “Settings” on the right side of the page.
    4. Click “7 days” or “14 days” to select that duration.
    5. Click “done”
 
Main Library
306 West Grand,
Gallatin, MO 64640
660.663.3222
660.663.3250 fax
Jamesport Branch
101 E. Main Street,
Jamesport, MO 64648
660.684.6120

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