BORROWING and RENEWING MATERIALS


BORROWING MATERIALS

In order to take anything home, you must have a valid library card.  Items can be borrowed from and returned to most libraries throughout central Illinois with a valid card.

What if the Item is at another library?  

Place a hold on it. We will have it sent here, and will send you an email when it’s available. (NEW items are not eligible for this service.)  How to Place a Hold

What if it isn’t in the RSA Catalog? 

We request items from other libraries outside the RSA area for anyone with a valid Pekin Library card.   Ask us in person, call us at 347-7111  or use the FirstSearch link below. (Small fee if these items are requested and not retrieved.)

FIRST SEARCH Access a variety of online databases such as ERIC, WorldCat, MedLine, Article 1st, GPO Monthly, H.W. Wilson Select, NetFirst, etc. for news articles, journal articles and hard-to-find books.  

RENEWING MATERIALS

How do I renew ONLINE?
  1. Login to MY ACCOUNT with your library card number and PIN in the RSA Catalog
  2. Choose CHECKOUTS, then LIBRARY CHECKOUTS
  3. Check box next to the item, and select RENEW     Non-renewable items show in red
How do I renew by iPHONE?

Use the free app for iPhone, iPad and iTouch ios devices, Bookmyne

How do I renew by TEXT MESSAGE?

Renew by Text with Shoutbomb from RSACat.   Use your Library Card number and PIN to sign up forShoutbomb Service

How do I renew IN PERSON?

Just like checking out – put your items on the self-serve checkout pad and scan your card.

How do I renew by PHONE?

Call us at (309)-347-7111.  Please have your library card number ready.





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