Reservations and renewals

Reservations and renewals

Online library services




If you're a library member, you can put an item on hold or extend your loan period online.

Reserve or renew now

Online reservations

Reservations can be made online by following the steps below.

  1. Find the title in the online catalogue
  2. Check to see if it is already reserved*
  3. Click the 'Reserve' option
  4. Login and click 'OK'
  5. Under 'Collect At', select your preferred library branch
  6. Click 'Reserve'
  7. If you need to cancel your reservation, login, click 'Reserves', tick the box next to the title and then click 'Delete'.

*If the item is already reserved it will say so – look for the red text under the title information. For example: '0 of 3 items available. 5 Reserves'.

Other options

You can also email library@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au to make a reservation, telephone us on 02 9242 8555, or visit one of the branches.

SMS and email alerts

Register to receive email or SMS notifications when your items are ready to be collected by sending a message with your details to library@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au.

Renewals

If you need to extend your loan period, be sure to request a renewal or you may be charged a late fine.

Each item can only be renewed twice.

If another library member has reserved it, you won't be able to renew your loan.

Have your library card number ready to renew your item/s online, by visiting or telephoning a library branch, or by sending an email to library@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au.

Last updated: Sunday, 30 June 2013