How to use the NPL Online Catalog

Accessing the Norton Public Library’s Online Catalog

  1. Go to the Library’s website at nortonpubliclibrary.org
  2. Scroll down and on the right side of the screen there will be a box titled “Online Catalog” click on this box.
  3. Enter your Username & Password
    1. Your Username is the Barcode Number found on the back of your library card
    2. Your Password is “userpass”
  4. Once you log in you will be prompted to enter a new password

To Search for an Item

  1. Go to the Online Catalog
  2. Type the title of the item you are searching for
  3. Click on the blue title of the item to see more information about it

To Search for Items Recently Added Including Best Sellers

  1. Click on “Recent Items” located in the upper right hand side of the screen
  2. Select when items were added that you want to see
  3. Select how you want the results sorted
  4. Click Search

To Reserve an Item

  1. Search for the item
  2. Click on the blue title
  3. In the upper right hand side of the screen click “Reserve Title” in the grey box
  4. Click “Submit” and close out of the screens

To Delete a Reservation

  1. Click “My Circulation Status”
  2. Click “Delete”
  3. Click “Ok”

To Enable the System to Keep Track of Items Checked Out

  1. Click on “My Account”
  2. Scroll down and click “My Preferences”
  3. Scroll down and check yes to “Show previously checked out items?”
  4. Click “I Agree”

To Renew an Item

  1. Click “My Circulation Status”
  2. Click “Renew”
  3. Click “Submit”