Frequently Asked Questions

How do I search for books?

Search the Library Catalog to see what’s available. For detailed instructions on how to login, search for books, renew books, or place a hold, click here.

How can I check my library account?

You can check your library account to see:

  • what books you have checked out
  • when your books are due
  • if you owe library fines

For detailed instructions on how to login, search for books, renew books, or place a hold, click here.

How do I renew a library book?

Log into your library account to renew a book. For detailed instructions on how to login, search for books, renew books, or place a hold, click here.

I want to read a book, but it’s checked out. How do I place a hold?

To place a hold, log into you library account.

  • Click on Catalog to search for the book.
  • Click on the book’s title in the results list.
  • Click Hold it. The librarian will email you when the book becomes available.

For detailed instructions on how to login, search for books, renew books, or place a hold, click here.

I want to read a book, but the library doesn’t have it. How can I request it?

Let the librarian know by filling out this short form.

I don’t have internet at home. Can I check out a hotspot?

You can! Visit the WiFi Hotspot and Chromebook page to learn how.

I’m a freshman, but I need a Chromebook for class work at home. Can I check one out?

You can! Visit the WiFi Hotspot and Chromebook page to learn how.

How can I read eBooks?

It’s easy to log into Macking and OverDrive for eBooks and Audiobooks!

Your username is your student ID number with the leading zero.

The password is dvisd.

MackinVIA Login Page

OverDrive Login Page

Help! I can’t log into Google, Hero, Follett, Skyward, the databases, etc.

Here’s who to contact for login and password help. For Google, Skyward, and Hero:

For library accounts (Follett Destiny) or the databases:

  • Dr. Charles, Librarian

 

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