Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Renewing items from your home computer

Renew your books, audios & DVDs from your home computer:
  • Login to your patron account from the library catalog link on our homepage
  • Type your library card's barcode # and your password (your default password is the last 4 digits of your phone #)
  • Click on "items out" & check the box next to the items you wish to renew. Click "renew selected items" at the bottom of the screen.

You may also renew materials in person (with or without the material present) at the Circulation Desk or by phone at (813) 749-1173 (please have your library card number available)

Renewal limits: There is a 2 renewal limit on most items, DVDs are limited to 1 renewal. You won't be able to renew materials if someone else is waiting for them or if you have exceeded the maximum number of renewals.

For more information, please see our Circulation Department webpage or call (813)749-1173 with any questions or problems.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Free Small Business Counseling

Pinellas County Chapter 115 of SCORE provides a business counselor twice a month for small business counseling at the Oldsmar Library. The counselor is available on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month for 1 hour one-on-one sessions scheduled between the hours of 10:00 am-3:00 pm (excluding 12-1pm for lunch).

There is no charge for this service but registration is required. Sign up at the Reference Desk or by phone (813) 749-1181

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Friends evening meeting with Philip Tropea

The Friends of the Oldsmar Library will have their next meeting this Thursday, November 19, at 7:00 p.m., in the Library's TECO Hall. Author Philip Tropea will sing and talk about his book Marco. Light refreshments will be available.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

PALS library catalog

PALS Library Catalog - How to login


-Double click on the Patron Account tab at the top of the page
-Type your library card's barcode number (the # is on the back of your card)
-Type your password (password is the last 4 digits of your phone # )
-Click login.

Once you have logged in, your name will appear in the upper left hand corner of the screen. Your patron account shows Items checked out and their due dates. It will also show your Requests and the status and hold position of each request. Remember to logout when you are done looking at your account.

Want to learn more about your library card & account?
Check our How do I? FAQ's page or call the Circulation Desk @ 813 749-1173

And don't forget to check back here for the latest library news and events.

Friday, November 6, 2009

What do YOU want to learn about computers?

We'd like to hear your suggested topics for our series of computer classes. Our instructor Mark Opyd is open to new ideas and he'll be checking this blog to see what you're interested in! Help him plan his slate of topics for 2010.

Our computer classes are the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 2pm in TECO Hall, no registration required.

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