Logging to the catalog

Use your Internet browser to connect to the Library Catalog at:

http://catalog.erielibrary.org

How Do I Login to My Account?

After connecting to the catalog under My Account, scroll to Login/Register, enter your “Username or Barcode” and “Password” in the fields provided at the top of the page. Your “Library Card Number” is your 14 digit library card number (without spaces)

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What is My Password?

For accounts created prior to 2017, Your “Password” is your 7 digit phone number (no spaces, no dash) we have listed on your account.  Otherwise, your “Password” is the last 4 digits of your primary phone number, unless you have changed it.

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What if I Forgot or Don’t Know My Password

If you have an email address on file, you can reset your password with the following steps:

Select the “Forgot your password” link

Fill out the requested info below and select “E-mail Password”

If you are still not able to login, please contact any outlet of the Erie County Library for help with your account.

How Can I Change my Password?

Patrons may change their password at any time by logging in and selecting “My Record” from the “My Account” menu then  “Change Password.” Passwords must a 4 digit numeric code.

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How Can I Create a Username?

You have the option to create a username rather than using your library barcode to login to your account. At the login screen, select “Create Username.” You will need to know your barcode and password to create a username.

Enter your barcode and password, then select “Next Step”

Enter the desired information in the “Change Logon” area and then Save.
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