Online Library Catalogs

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Online Library Catalogs

Computers have helped bring an end to the old-fashioned card catalog, replacing it with easily searchable databases. The internet has helped take this one step further, and many public libraries now have their catalogs available to patrons online.

Many libraries not only have searchable catalogs, but patrons can reserve books online, order materials on inter-library loan, or renew the items they've checked out (no more overdue books!). Contact your local library for more information.



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