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Need help navigating your way around our catalog? This guides will help you use our catalog system.

Open Public Access Catalog

The Dickinson Public Library Catalog offers patrons the ability to search, reserve books and CD books, and view current and past checkout all in one place. Every patron that has a library card with the Dickinson Public Library can log into the Catalog. To log in, click the Log On button at the top right in the Account box.

Accessing Library OPAC

What you will Need

Library Cardpatron library card

Every patron will need to have their library card to log into the library catalog. Signing up for a library card is easy; all you need is your photo ID and proof of mailing address. If you are a student, you will need a parent to sign the back of your library card application.

Your library card number will be your user name, and your last name is the password to sign into our catalog.

Access to the Internet

You will need to access our library catalog https://dickinsontx.booksys.net/opac/dpl/index.html

Let Log Into Catalog

catalog log in with username and pin.To log into the library catalog after going to the site you will see a blue Log On button at the top right of the page. Remember, you will need your library card number and your last name to complete this step.

Note: The pin or password is your last name lowercase.

Reserving Items

Reserving an item doesn't have to be difficult even if you have never done it before. Simply follow these steps, and you will be able to reserve any items.

Log into Catalog

  1. Open your browser and go to our catalog
  2. Log into catalog with the blue log On button at the top right of the screen
  3. Enter your library card number and your last name for the password

Reserve Items

book summary with reserve blue button

  1. Search for a book
  2. When you find your item, click on its title
  3. On the right side of popup screen, click on the last blue button call Reserve (last button in the list)
  4. Next, click on the Reserve button again
  5. A message appears asking you to confirm the reservation, click OK, then click CLOSE to close the popup
  6. A success message will appear

Need a visual instruction? A Tutorial video is coming soon.

If patrons need help reserving a book, please feel free to contact the library at 281-534-3812 or email at dickinsonlibrary@ci.dickinson.tx.us and our friendly staff will help with reserving items from our catalog.