“Write everything down” suggests Debbie M., a mother who uses the library with her children. “I have to write things down to remember them.”
” With the traffic construction, I learned to renew online,” shared Cindy S. “I also write my due dates on my calendar as a reminder.”
“Don’t have out too many books,” recommends Mark R. “It’s easier to keep track of the ones you are actually reading.”
More Suggestions Offered by Library Staff
- Don’t let that due date pass you by! After you check it out, label each book or movie with a sticky note and the due date.
- Keep your library receipt on the refrigerator as a reminder of what is due soon.
- Don’t forget about them! Keep all library materials together on a special shelf at home.
- As the due date approaches, go online and access My Account to see if materials can be renewed.
- Move library materials that are due soon to a bag or box by the door.
- Locate your nearest bookdrop. Returning materials to one of the library’s 24 book drops throughout the county can save you time and effort.
- Update your library account information and add your email address to receive curiosity notices via email.
- Family tip: Set all of your children’s library accounts to email curiosity notices to you, then renew or return those materials within three days.
- Family tip: Give each child a special bag for their library materials, or keep a family bag of materials to be returned.
What tips have worked for you or your family? Share them in the comments!