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 in the top box.
  3. Click on the blue title of the item to see more information about it

To Reserve an Item

  1. Search for the item
  2. Click on the blue title
  3. On the left hand side of the screen click “Request this item” in the blue box, “place hold” blue box right hand side.
  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”

 

FRONT PAGE DIRECTIONS!

IF YOU PREFER TO USE THE ONLINE CATALOG (RIGHT). FEEL FREE TO STILL USE IT! WE WILL ALWAYS CHECK OUR RESERVES LIST IN THE MORNINGS, AND CALL YOU WHEN YOUR ORDER IS READY FOR PICK UP. (THIS ONLINE ORDERING WILL WORK THE BEST FROM A DESKTOP COMPUTER VS. A MOBILE DEVICE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SEE MORE OF THE OPTIONS, AND THE CATALOG. IF YOU PREFER A MOBILE DEVICE, TURN YOUR DEVICE TO LANDSCAPE). ANOTHER GREAT WEBSITE FOR REFERENCE, IS  “FANTASTIC FICTION”. THIS WILL GIVE YOU EVERY AUTHOR, AND ALL OF THEIR BOOKS WRITTEN IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER!   THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING US TO SERVE YOU IN THIS CRAZIEST OF TIMES!

TO USE THE ONLINE CATALOG (FROM A DESKTOP COMPUTER):

GO TO OUR WEBSITE : www.nortonpubliclibrary.org ON THE UPPER RIGHT OF THE MAIN HOME PAGE SCREEN, GO TO THE “ONLINE CATALOG”> CLICK “ONLINE CATALOG”> CLICK “NORWEST PASSAGE”> LOGIN USING YOUR BARCODE (LIBRARY CARD NUMBER), > PASSWORD= “userpass”.  FIND YOUR BOOK USING THE SEARCH BAR ON TOP, (SEARCHING BY TITLE, AUTHOR, ETC).> CLICK ON THE BOOK (MAKING SURE IT IS AVAILABLE).> ON THE LEFT CLICK “REQUEST THIS ITEM”> CLICK”PLACE HOLD”. > CALL THE LIBRARY TO LET US KNOW YOU HAVE PLACED A NEW RESERVE. 785-877-2481                                                                                                     

TO USE THE ONLINE CATALOG (FROM A MOBILE DEVICE):

GO TO OUR WEBSITE: www.nortonpubliclibrary.org>ON THE MAIN HOME PAGE, ON THE RIGHT – (OR SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE IF USING A CELL PHONE –  TURNED TO LANDSCAPE), GO TO THE  ‘ONLINE CATALOG> CLICK ON “ONLINE CATALOG”> CLICK ON “NORWEST PASSAGE”. THIS WILL TAKE YOU TO THE NPL DATABASE. > CLICK ON THE SEARCH MAGNIFYING GLASS> ON TOP OF THE WORD “SEARCH” – TYPE IN THE TITLE OF THE BOOK YOU ARE LOOKING FOR> CLICK THE MAGNIFYING GLASS TO SEARCH> YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR BOOK, YOU MAY HAVE TO SCROLL DOWN A BIT.. YOU WILL SEE THE AVAILABILITY OF THE BOOK  BY THE BLUE, WORD, “BOOK”.> ON THE BOTTOM LEFT, CLICK ON THE HAND PUSHING THE  BUTTON> IT WILL ASK FOR YOUR BARCODE/LIBRARY NUMBER> YOUR PASSWORD IS “userpass” (UNLESS YOU HAVE CHANGED IT)..> CLICK “DONE”> CLICK “SUBMIT”> (IT MAY ASK YOU TO CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD, IF YOU CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD,  YOU MAY HAVE TO LOG BACK IN).>  IF YOU HAVE AN APPLE DEVICE, YOU WILL NEED TO CLICK “PLACE HOLD” ON THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN> IT WILL THEN SAY “RESERVE PLACED”. THAT’S IT… CALL THE LIBRARY TO LET US KNOW THAT YOU HAVE PLACED A RESERVE, AND WE WILL COORDINATE A TIME TO MEET YOU AT YOUR VEHICLE FOR DELIVERY. 🙂 785-877-2481 (CALL THE LIBRARY WITH ANY PROBLEMS!:)