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new catalog April 17


What: Crystal Lake Public Library has a new catalog and checkout system!

When: beginning April 17, 2018

Why: To enhance our patrons' experience

Frequently Asked Questions about the new Library catalog
Please contact the Library by phone (815.459.1687) or by email ( if you have questions that are not answered in the following list:

Question 1:
Is my password the same in the new catalog?

Question 2:
Can I use the new catalog on my smartphone or tablet?

Question 3:
Do I have to remember my library card number to log in to my account?

Question 4:
Do I have any choices of how I receive notices from the Library?

Question 5:
I heard that my checkouts will automatically renew. Is that true? How does it work?

Question 6:
Is it possible to pick up my holds at a different Library?