How to place holds using the online catalogue
It’s easy to request or “place holds” online! Here are the 4 basic steps:
First of all, if you don’t have a username and password for your library account, or you’ve forgotten it, get in touch! You can call us at (519)364-1420 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you’re set up with a username and password, visit the library’s website: hanoverlibrary.ca
Step 1: Find Koha
On the left side of the page, you will see a light blue square with the word “koha” on it. Click on that.
Step 2: Log in to your account
On the right hand side of the screen is a place for you to sign into your account. Enter your username and password and click log in.
Step 3: Find items to place on hold
Now you can see what is available and place holds on items you would like to borrow. You can search by title, author, or subject.
Browse the quick links
If you want to see what is new in the library collection, click on Home then scroll down to the listing of links to new titles and popular quick links.
Or use the search bar
Or use the search bar to search for a specific item. We will search for Summer Island by Kirstin Hannah.
Click on the title to read more about the item or simply click on “Place hold”.
Step 4: Place the hold
Click on “Place hold” to put the desired title on hold.
Click on “Confirm hold”
You will now see the confirmation page.
You will receive an phone call or e-mail when the item is ready for you to pick up.
Changing your password
If you are signing into your account for the first time you should change your password. You should change your password to something only you know. Scroll down your account page until you see the link “Change my password”, and click on that.