How do I borrow a book from the library during Covid Answered By: Aine Meehan
Last Updated: Wed,Jan,2021     Views: 210

Click and Collect Service - How it Works

  1. Login to your library account, then search for a book.
  2. Place a hold (reservation) on the book.
  3. library staff will pick any books on hold off the shelf. The library staff do this twice a day. Morning and afternoon.
  4. Library staff will check out the books to you and generate an automatic email to you.

books awaiting collection

In this email there are two buttons:

  • The first button links to a booking system where you can reserve a collection time for picking up your book(s) 
  • The second button links through to the library email address where you can tell us you want the book posted to you. 


  1. Click the catalogue link from the library website or go to

  1. Click on the login Link and login using your college email address in the format and your college password. 

  1. Search for the print book you want. Make sure it is not an electronic book.
  2. Click place hold button
  3. Click the confirm button








  •  Before Covid you would only have been able to place a hold on a book that was on loan.
  • Book postal returns are free. We provide a pre-paid bag


Book Postal Loans are for you If:

  • you are working 9-5 and can't manage to come in.
  • If you are vulnerable.
  • If you live outside Sligo
  • Students can have 3 holds at a time, Academic Staff can have 1
  • You can’t have 2 holds on the same title.
  • A catalogue is a searchable website that lists all the books that a library owns.

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