Schusterman-Benson Library will be closed Feb. 8-20 for library improvements.
If you are ready to fully engage the library’s quick and easy self-service options, this guide is a great aid. Follow the link to learn how to check in, check out & renew items, access your account information and pay fines/fees at our new self-service stations.
If you have ANY trouble with the log-in and registration process, please call us at 918-549-7323 or talk to a library staff member at your neighborhood library.
Privacy is primarily managed through the “My Settings” link near the top right of the page.
Select the “Privacy” tab, and you can then choose to enable or disable the Recently Returned (Reading History) feature, as well as setting your shelves to be private (for your eyes only).
If you don’t make your shelves private, other people will be able to see them when they click on your username (which appears next to any comments, ratings, reviews, etc. that you make on BiblioCommons.
When creating lists of titles, you can also choose to make them private, so that only you can view them.
After you click, “Create a list,” you will get a box to fill out to describe your list. The privacy option appears at the bottom of that box.
If you did not create a password on the old catalog system, you will need to create one now by visiting http://opac.tulsalibrary.org/patroninfo
On the next screen,
If you need assistance, please contact your local library or the AskUs hotline at 918.549.7323
Item limits by type are as follows (for most card types)
The total number of items checked out may not exceed 50 items
Fines for books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, videos, and Blu-ray discs are $.10 per item per day with a maximum of $2 per item. Children’s, tween, and teen books and media do not accrue fines.
Standard replacement costs are as follows:
Actual replacement costs may vary. Items that are returned missing replaceable pieces, such as DVD or CD cases or spine labels, may be charged a $5 damaged item processing fee.
Night drops are available at all branch libraries with the exception of the Genealogy Center.
Books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, videos, and Blu-ray discs have a checkout period of 14 days. These items may all be renewed up to 100 times for a checkout period totaling one year.
Note that some cards and materials have additional restrictions.
Items that are renewable may be renewed up to 100 times with a checkout period totaling up to one year. If you attempt to renew an item that has reached the renewal limit, that been reserved by another customer, or whose loan policies do not allow renewal, a message will appear informing you which titles were not renewed and why.
Most items renew for 14 days. The new due date will be 14 days from the date it is renewed.
In an effort to go green, the library will no longer mail notifications, effective May, 14, 2013. Please add an email address and/or telephone number to your account so that we can provide you notifications regarding your holds and other library information.
To add or update this information:
You also may sign up for an account with Library Elf to be notified of what’s due soon, overdue or ready for pickup via email, text message or RSS alerts. This service also lets you track multiple accounts.
There are certain circumstances that will prevent an item form being renewed:
Renewal dates are from the date renewed-not the date the material is due.