For Adults

Welcome to the Library Catalog! Account Setup


01/04/2021 | IndyPL FYI & FAQ, Use the Library Online

Welcome to the Library Catalog!

Use it to search for your next favorite book or movie, place and check the status of your holds, discover the newest items on our shelves, and much more.

Set Up Your Account


1. Choose Browse Catalog from the top of any page on the Library's website or visit indypl.bibliocommons.com. Click on "Log In / My IndyPL".

Login to My Account screenshot



2. Click on the green "Log In / Register" button.

Login and Register Button




3. On the Log In screen, enter your complete library barcode (including the 219780). This is the same information you used to login to the old online catalog. Click the "Log In" button.

Login Box and Bar Code Screenshot



4. The Welcome screen will appear, click on "Continue to Account Setup."

Welcome Screenshot

5. Verify your information and click “Continue”. If you have provided the library with your email address it will appear below, if you have not provided your email address, you may add it here OR continue without an email address.

My Account Set-Up Screenshot

6. Create a username and accept the terms of use. Click "Complete Account Setup".

Create a Username Screenshot

7. You will receive confirmation that your account has been created. If you provided an email address, you will also receive an email notification that your account was created. Click "Continue to My Account".

Your Account is Set Up Screenshot

Welcome to Your New Catalog!

New Features Screenshot


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is borrowing history?

If you would like to enable your borrowing history, you now have the option to do so! This will begin to keep track of materials you have checked out and returned to the library. You can turn this off at ANY time or choose to enable at a later date.

What other the additional settings can I choose?

These items can also be changed in My Settings at any time.

  • Preferred browsing language
  • Preferred library location(s)
  • Community Content

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