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What is a library account?

Your Library account gives you access to Library information online from any device connected to the internet.

Use your account online to:

  • Renew items you have checked out
  • Place holds on items you want to borrow
  • Check if you have overdue items
  • View any library fines or fees on your account
  • See if any items on hold are ready for pick up
  • Create book lists
  • Keep track of your reading history
  • Search the Catalog and more

How do I access my account?


Click on the link below or the link on the library homepage and enter your 14-digit library card number and your password which is the last 4 digits of the phone number you used when you signed up for your card. You can log into your account 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

Access My Account 

Information in My Account

  • My Records
        - View any messages that are on your account
        - View your contact information and preferences and make changes if necessary to
          your address, email, or phone number. You can also choose whether you would like
          to maintain a reading list of books you've checked out and your preferred contact
          method for library notices.
        - Change your password
  • Items Out
          - View all items you have checked out, their due dates, and renew your items
  • Requests
          - View items you've placed on hold, where you are on the list, and when they come in.
  • Fines & Fees
          - View any fines or fees on your account and which items they are for.
  • Reading History
          - If you decide to maintain a reading history in your preferences, you will see a running 
          list of books you've previously checked out.
  • Saved Searches
          - Keeps track of and saves your search criteria so you can repeat a search quickly
          without having to reenter your criteria each time.
  • My Lists
          - Create personalized item lists for books you would like to read, books in a series or
          age group, and more.


Telephone Access

To access the DeSoto Public Library's Automated Circulation System:

Call 972.230.5792
24 hours a day, 365 days a year

You must have a touch-tone phone and your library card available. Enter the 14-digit barcode number on the back of your library card followed by the # key.

Press 1 to renew materials
Press 2 to hear library hours
Press 3 to hear special announcements

If you experience any problems please call 972.230.9665 during normal business hours.