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Library App 

Check your account and search the library's collection anytime, anywhere!


Download the new library app today. 

Apple App Store IconGet it on Google Play

Using an iPad? Select "iPhone Only" in the App Store to find the library app.




Keep track of your account with ease

  • Check what you have borrowed and when your items are due
  • Renew items
  • See if your holds are ready for pickup
  • Cancel or suspend your holds
  • See your borrowing history (if you have enabled this feature)

Log in to your account

Android:
Tap the menu/options button on the top right corner.
Tap My Borrowing.
You will be prompted to log in. 

Apple:
Tap My PMPL in the bottom of the screen.
You will be prompted to log in.
 My Borrowing on Android app
 My PMPL on library app

If this is your first time using our online catalogue, the app will prompt you to register for an account.
Tip: Check Remember me so you don't have to type your card number in the future.

 

Tap each category to see a full list of items
Get details on each item, such as due date, or what number you are on the waiting list.

Tap blue button to see options

 

To renew an item 

  • Tap overdue, next due, or total items
  • Tap the blue plus-sign buttonBlue plus button on the left.
  • Tap renew.
  • To renew all items on the list, tap the blue renew all button on the top right corner.

To cancel a hold

  • Tap active holds.
  • Tap the blue plus-sign buttonBlue plus buttonon the left.
  • Tap cancel hold.
  • Tap yes to confirm.

To suspend a hold

  • Tap active holds.
  • Tap the blue plus-sign buttonBlue plus buttonon the left.
  • Tap suspend.
  • Choose the date you want to reactivate your hold and tap ok.

 

Explore the library collection


Browse featured lists to find your next book or movie

Tap Explore to return to the home screen to see the following options.

  • Recently reviewed titles
  • ebooks & eAudio
  • Recent arrivals
  • Just ordered
  • Globe and Mail bestsellers

 

Find out if the library has what you want

Tap the search icon and type in the title, author or topic.

  • Apple: Icon on the bottom
  • Android: Icon on the top right corner

Search Results on Library App

 

Tip: Too many results?
Tap the blue refine button to narrow your search by format, topic, published date and more.


Search with your camera

  • On the Search screen, tap the Scan ISBN button next to search box.
  • Scan the barcode on the back of the book with the camera on your phone or tablet to do a search without typing.
  • Comes in handy when you see something at a bookstore and want to check if the library has it or not.

Scan book barcode with your camera

 

To find the item at the library

  • The search results screen will show you which item is currently available, which is out, and which is on order.

Availability of itemon library app

  • Tap the item you are interested in to see more details.
  • You will find the call number under the title.

Call number can be found on the full record

    To place a hold

    • On the search results screen, tap the blue plus-sign buttonBlue plus buttonon the left of the item you wish to place a hold on.
    • Tap hold.

    To add an item to your "for later" list

    • Found an item you want to remember to borrow later? Add it to your "for later" bookshelf.
    • On the search results screen, tap the blue plus-sign buttonBlue plus buttonon the left of the item.
    • Tap add to my shelves
    • Choose for later

     

     

    Last updated: 05/05/2016 3:10:24 PM