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Renew Materials

Learn how to locate, borrow, renew, and request books and audiovisual materials

Renew books

Avoid overdue fines by renewing your books before their due dates! You can stop by the library, call us during business hours at (910) 275-6330, or e-mail us ( You may also renew your books online* – read on to find out how.

How to renew books online

  1. Go to the library catalog (there are links throughout this site and at the top of any page).
  2. Select "My Account" from the top navigation menu.  Can't find it? show catalog screencapture indicating My Account link
  3. Select "Renew My Materials."  Show me screencapture of account options in library catalog
  4. Enter your library barcode number in the "User ID" field and your password in the "PIN" field. (Don't know your PIN? Contact the library staff to reset it.) Leave "Alternate ID" blank. Then, press Enter or the "List Charged Items" button.  Show me screencapture of catalog login
  5. You'll see a list of the items you've currently got checked out with their current due dates. Choose individual items to renew using the checkboxes, or use the "Renew all" radio button at the top to renew all titles in the list.  See an example (screencapture) of renewal options for logged-in catalog user

    (If you have overdue items or unpaid fines, you will see a notice to that effect instead of renewal options. You can find out more information by returning to the "My Account" page, then selecting "Review My Account.")

  6. If your renewal was successful, the new due date will be displayed.  Show me screencapture of renewal confirmation message, "1 item was renewed"

    You may be unable to renew an item through the automated system if: (a) you've already renewed it twice; or, (b) another user has requested it. If you see one of these notices, please speak with a library staff member as a renewal may still be possible.  Show me (screencapture) of renewal failure notices

Remember to watch your student e-mail for overdue notices. Questions? Let us know.

* Note: many interlibrary loan books are not eligible to be renewed and will not appear under your list of borrowed items. Please be sure to return these items by the given due dates, or contact the library staff to inquire about renewals.

Logging into the catalog

  1. User ID: Library barcode number (starting with "24" – no spaces)
  2. Alternate ID: Leave blank
  3. PIN: If you don't know your PIN, contact the library staff.

Renew DVDs or books on CD

DVDs and books on CD are checked out for one week.

To renew beyond the initial loan, please contact the library staff directly.

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