Manage & Use Your Library Account

From our online integrated library system SPARK, you have access to manage and use your library account in a variety of ways.

Whether you wish to simply update account information, search the catalog, or place a hold, you can use SPARK to help you with these tasks.

From this index of items, click on the task you wish to accomplish, and follow the step-by-step instructions for each one.

Account Management & Preferences

Log In to Your Account

  • Access your account through our online portal here.
    • By default, your username is the same as your library card number.
      • If your username has changed, try using your library card number first.
      • If you are unable to log in, contact your library to reset your settings.
    • Your password will likely be the last 4 digits of your library card.

Preferences

  • Update personal information including:
    • Username & Password
    • Email address
    • Mailing address
  • Notification Preferences
    • Notification preferences will adjust the default way in which you are notified when an item is available for pickup.
    • You may set notifications by text, email, or phone.
      • Note: not all libraries offer notifications by phone, including Martin Library.
  • Search and History Preferences
    • Search preferences help with limiting your search results to more relevant information
    • History preferences allow you the option to keep a history of your checked out items and holds.
  • My Lists Preferences
    • This function allows you the ability to change how many items you see on your lists, and how many lists you see on a page.

Account Actions

With features such as item lists, holds, and baskets, you can personalize the way you manage your library materials.

Click on the task from the list below for detailed instructions of each one.

  • Lists
    • Create a list
    • Add items to a list
    • Manage your lists
  • Holds
    • Place a hold
    • Cancel or edit a hold
    • View available holds
  • Renew items online: Details Coming Soon!
  • Pay fines: Details Coming Soon!
  • Search the Catalog: Details Coming Soon!