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Accessing your Library Account
Account LoginTo access your account for placing holds or renewing items, first Connect to the Library's Catalog and login.  You will need your Library Card Number and PIN. Your PIN is one of the following:
  • The last four digits of the phone number on your original card application
  • A PIN you chose during an earlier login
  • The command "CHANGEME" - If a PIN has never been set - You can then choose a PIN.

For assistance, please call us at (406) 657-8258.

To renew an item online, first Connect to the Library's Catalog and login to your account. Then follow these instructions. You may also call our staff for assistance with renewals during regular business hours at (406) 657-8258.

To place a hold on an item, first Connect to the Library's Catalog and login to your account.
  1. Enter a search term in the "Search for:" field and press ENTER or click one of the blue category buttons in the search box.
  2. When the results display, locate the item you wish, ensuring it is in the correct format - book, DVD, etc.
  3. Click on the Place a Hold button next to the item.Find Cite Hold
  4. Complete the information for Card Number and PIN in the Place Hold form.
  5. Finish by clicking the Place Hold button on the Place Hold form.

Email Communications

Patrons with email addresses may wish to update their account with their email information. This is the fastest way to receive notifications of a title on hold or an impending due date. Try it!

Register for a Catalog Class

Call (406) 657-8258 for class times and details.

Updating your Bookmarks or Favorites

If you have our old catalog bookmarked or saved on your we browser, change it to: http://ci.billings.mt.us/catalog.