How do I renew an item I have checked-out?

Renewing an item extends its due date. You can renew many items up to two times, as long as no one else is waiting to check it out.

There are three ways to renew your items:


  1. Click on "My Account"
  2. Enter your library card number and PIN
  3. Click on "Checkouts" and view Library Checkouts
  4. Use the checkbox to select the items you'd like to renew and click "Renew Selected Items"
  5. You will receive a confirmation if the renewal is successful, or a message if the item(s) could not be renewed

Text Message
If you are signed up to receive text messages from the Library, you can reply to the Reminder Notice text to renew items noted in the text message. Click here for more details.

In Person
Visit any Library and renew your items in person. You will either need the items or your library card to use this method.


How do you renew digital books? can you? I can select the book, but I don't see any 'renew' button. perhaps the above help needs to be updated so it applies to both physical and electronic checkouts.

Renewing digital titles works a little differently than renewing physical books from the library. When you renew a digital title, it doesn't extend your lending period; instead, it lets you borrow the title again immediately after your current checkout expires.

The Renew option becomes available three days before a title is set to expire and appears next to the title on your Checkouts page (under your Account). If the title already has holds, you can't renew it, but you can request it again.

You must sign in to Overdrive through the eLibrary to get to this digital checkout page I'm referring to. It is not the same PPLD account that shows your address and fines along with your checkouts.

Hi. I was wondering if there was a way to return a kindle ebook other than just letting the time expire.

Hi! I'm trying to renew a book online and it sats there are holds. I know you can renew up to 3 times and thus us my first renewal. I am assuming someone has requested a hokd on this book but does that mean I can't renew at all?

Hi there. You can renew a book up to 3 times as long as there isn't a hold on it. If there's a hold on it, you'll need to return it by its due date and place yourself back in line (on hold) for it. Hope this helps!

I have a book due tomorrow, the 12th, that cannot be renewed. I get my books via the van--the book mobile. (I love the service--thank you.) Next time it will be here is the 17th. What kind of trouble will I cause by waiting until then to return the book?

Our systems allows 2 renewals as long as no one else is waiting for the item. Please call the Lobby Stop office at 531-6333 ext. 2031 and we will be happy to help you. You can also email

Did you recently change the number of renewals allowed? Earlier this year I had three renewals for items I checked out, now I only get two.

Hi there. It's been two renewals for as long as I've been here. I not sure how you got three, but it is normally two.


I just got an email reminder that a book I've borrowed needs to be returned or renewed, but the login.ezproxy URL from the email didn't work. Could you tell me where to go?

Thank you!

You can call the Interlibrary Loan department at (719) 531-6333 x2317 Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. When leaving a message please provide your name, library card number and transaction number and someone will call you back within 24 hours. Thank you!

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