Library Basics

Welcome! This is the place to get started using the library.

Get a Library Card

Register here to get a DCL library card, or to recover your library card number or PIN. See some of the perks that come with your new card!

Request a Title

Can't find what you're looking for in the catalog? Here are a few more options.

Park & Pick-Up Holds

Use our curbside service to pick up holds at your preferred DCL location* following these instructions. Book Club Express kits may also be picked up using this service.
*Not available at Louviers.

Text Alerts

Text the word "signup" to 844-213-8348 to get account information via text. We’ll let you know when your holds are available for pickup, and when items are due or overdue. Standard texting rates apply.

Homebound Delivery

Qualified cardholders can have library materials delivered right to their doors if they are unable to come to the library due to illness or disability.

Ageless Adults

Find an array of programs and opportunities for adults of all ages through our Ageless suite of services, including materials delivery for residents in participating communities.

Borrowing & Fees

Most materials check out for three weeks. Magazines and DVDs under 200 minutes check out for one week, and each customer may have up to 200 physical items checked out at any one time. Fees are assessed for lost items or special requests.
See a DCL staff member to pay with your Visa or MasterCard ($1 minimum).