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This page lets you log in to your library account to place and manage holds, renew items and create lists for books, CDs, DVDs and books on CD.

To log in and manage your ebooks or e-audiobooks, click here.

Unless you changed it, your PIN is the last four digits of your phone number.

Pre-Register for a DCL library card. (Pre-registering will allow you to place holds on physical items so when you come in to complete your registration, your hold can be waiting for you.)

Manage All Your Family’s Accounts in One Place

If you’d like to see all of your family’s due dates, holds and more all in one place, try Library Elf. DCL subscribes to this service, so there is no charge to you. You can also sign up for text or email messages to alert you to hold availability, pre-overdue and overdue items.

To get started, go to Library Elf, click “List of Libraries,” find Durham County Library and click “Signup.”

If you need assistance with your account, please visit the Ask Us page.

To register for a library account, please visit any Durham County Library location with a photo ID and proof of Durham County residency. For more information click here.