New and Improved Catalog

Improved search, social features and more

New Library CatalogStarting Nov. 7, you will experience a new and improved catalog on dclibrary.org. New features include:

  • Enhanced search capability, including "fuzzy logic" searching (Made a typo or misspelling? Catalog search can help.)
  • Improved search filtering:
    • Search for specific types of media, including eBooks and eAudiobooks.
    • Filter for home library, audience, language and more.
  • Improved integration with social media and web resources, from Facebook to Twitter to Goodreads and Novelist. Search the catalog from DC Public Library's Facebook page.
  • Text search results directly to your phone.
  • More account options:
    • Renew all your checked out items, with one click.
    • Going on vacation? Suspend your holds until you return.
    • Change your PIN whenever you want, wherever you want.
  • Catalog translation in multiple languages, including Spanish, French and Mandarin.  More languages to come.