Using My Account

Check My Account
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
  • 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 re-enter 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.