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Search, renew, request (or inter-library loan), reserve

Search

You can search;

How to search

Search online via the app

  • Go to the app once installed on your device
  • Select Coventry, GB and Coventry Libraries
  • You do not need your library card number and PIN to search but you will need both to renew or reserve
  • You will need item details, for e.g. title, author(s) etc

If the item you want is not available on our catalogue, you can request (or inter-library loan) the item.

The Iguana Library app is available for smartphones and tablets that run the Android, iOS or Windows operating system (excluding Amazon Kindle Fire devices - these run the Android OS but the Iguana Library app is unavailable in the Amazon app store). You will need to visit the app store for your device and download the app. The app is one of the easiest ways to use our service.

  • If you have an Android device (most Samsung, Sony etc devices), the Iguana Library app is available through the Play Store.
  • If you have an iOS device (all Apple devices), the Iguana Library app is available through the App Store.
  • If you have a Windows device (all Microsoft devices, some Nokia devices), the Iguana Library app is available through the Microsoft Store.

Tip - you can manage multiple accounts from our account in the app. You will need to login to your account on the app using your library card number and PIN. You will then need to select User Management, then scroll down to Add a User. You will need the library card number and PIN for each account you want to manage.

Search online via the website

  • Go to the online catalogue website
  • You do not need your library card number and PIN to search but you will need both to renew or reserve
  • You will need item details, for e.g. title, author(s) etc

If the item you want is not available on our catalogue, you can request (or inter-library loan) the item.

Search over the phone

  • Phone any library during opening hours. Don’t know a library phone number? Find a library.
  • You do not need your library card number and PIN to search but you will need both to renew or reserve
  • You will need item details, for e.g. title, author(s) etc

If the item you want is not available on our catalogue, you can request (or inter-library loan) the item.

Search in person at the help desk

Please note: search in person at the help desk is unavailable during express service. This applies to Central Library only (from 1 July 2019). Limited service is available during these opening hours.

  • Visit any library during opening hours. Don’t know where the library is? Find a library.
  • Go to the help kiosk
  • You do not need your library card number and PIN to search but you will need both to renew or reserve
  • You will need item details, for e.g. title, author(s) etc

If the item you want is not available on our catalogue, you can request (or inter-library loan) the item.

Help

If you need help, phone Central Library on 024 7683 2314.

Central Library

Email: Central.library@coventry.gov.uk

Tel: 024 7683 2314

Fax: 024 7622 0465

Central Library
Smithford Way
Coventry
CV1 1FY

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