REQUESTS

Spring Break & Library Requests

Spring BreakIf you have requested a library item from another branch and you realize that it is likely to arrive when you are out of town, you can suspend your request until a more convenient date, without losing your place in line.  To suspend a request through our web site, go to “my account,” log in with your library card number and PIN, and click “hold requests.” Next to “Requested items not yet available,” select the date that you want the hold to reactivate, put check marks in the boxes next to the items you want to suspend and click the “change status” button.  That’s it.  Your requests will automatically reactivate on the date that you chose.  Feel free to talk to the staff about suspending requests.

Can’t Pick Up Your Holds Before the Deadline?

CalendarHopefully, you already know that you can request items from other HCPL branches and have them sent to your branch for you to pick up.  If you realize that an item you requested is likely to arrive when you are unable to pick it up, you can SUSPEND your request until a more convenient date.  To suspend a request through our web site, go to “my account” and log in with your library card number and PIN, click “hold requests,” and put check marks in the boxes next to the items you want to suspend.  Under “Requested items not yet available,” select the date that you

COMPUTER SKILLS ACQUIRED AT LIBRARY

As a Maud Marks patron I am happy to say that my computer skills have improved as I navigate through the databases.  I have been able to make requests from Harris County libraries as well as InterLibrary Loan.  I have been able to read many more of the Spanish language books I am interested in through this service.

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