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The following information can be updated in your account online:

Other updates must be made by library staff at any branch.

Update your email address

The email address in your account is used to send your hold pickup, overdue and due date reminder notices. To update your email address:

  1. Go to the Account Settings section in your account.
  2. Under Notification Settings, select Change Notification Settings.
  3. Enter your new email address.
  4. Select Save Changes.
  5. Click on any tab to take you back to your account

Note: You must complete a confirmation process in order to be signed up for email notification.

Update your phone number

The phone number in your account is used to send your hold pickup and overdue notices. Note that due date reminders are not available by phone. To update your phone number:

  1. Go to the Account Settings section in your account.
  2. Under Notification Settings, select Change Notification Settings.
  3. Under Notification Options, select Telephone if it isn't already.
  4. Enter your new phone number.
  5. Make sure it is a number that we call.
  6. Select Save Changes.

Change your PIN

  1. Go to the Account Settings section in your account.
  2. Under Library Card Information, select Change PIN.
  3. Enter your new PIN number and confirm it.
  4. Select Save.

Add or change your preferred name

  1. Go to the Account Settings section in your account.
  2. Enter a preferred name. This will be used in the email notices you receive and will display in your account.
  3. Select Save Changes.
  4. Click on any tab to take you back to your account

Change your home branch

  1. Go to the Summary page in your Account.
  2. Below the name of your home branch, select Change home branch.
  3. Use the dropdown menu to select a new home branch.
  4. Click on Change home branch. You will get a confirmation message and your new home branch will display.

Update other personal information

If your address changes, please let us know. Staff at your local branch have to update this information for you - it can't be done online or by phone. Please bring valid identification showing your name and new address.