How do I do a search?

To find books in the catalog:

  • Click on Catalog in the top middle of any page of our site, or Search in the upper right corner of our website. This will display a search box where you can type your search.
  • Type in your word(s) in the search box.
  • Refine your search by using the filter categories that show up on the left to hone in on exactly what you’re looking for.
    • Want to limit to fiction? Click on Content and then click Fiction.
    • Want to see only kids’ materials? Click on Audience, then check Children.

If you need more information, the Help screens for searching are terrific and cover everything you need to know.

To find events:

  • Click on Events at the top of the page.
  • Use the filters on the left to select the library or libraries you go to.
  • Use the Event Types and Audiences filters to get more specific.

The Search bar is also a great way to find events. Use it at the top of the page to find events. Just select Events from the left-hand drop-down menu.

Search bar

To search the website or FAQs:

Use the Search bar as pictured above, to select Website or FAQs.

You can also search the FAQs from the Help menu at the top of any page.