1. Tap on the App Store icon
2. Use the search bar to find PLS Connect
3. Tap on the PLS Connect app icon.
4. Tap install and then tap Accept.
5. Open the app when download is complete.
6. You will need your Library Card Number and PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number) to access your account.
If you do not have a library card, tap Apply for a Library Card or visit the library.
Once you log in, it will take you to your Account page, where you can view your account information, edit your PIN, and view your checkouts, holds, overdue items, and fines.
At the bottom of the page are more options to view:
Bookshelf: allows you to view your current checkouts and items on hold.
Popular: displays the library's current popular titles and also allows you to place a hold on the book you wish to checkout or download the digital version, if available.
Events: allows you to view the events occuring at your home branch.
Calendar Event: tapping an event from the events listing will show you details about the event.
More: Gives you more options to view. Library News allows you to view the library news occuring at your home branch. Volunteer brings you to our Volunteer page and shows you available volunteer opportunities. My Learning brings you to our reading challenge website, where we usually have a reading challenge to participate in. FAQ will bring you to our most asked questions and answers, and Ask Us allows you to get questions answered by text message or email.
Library Name: displays a map of your home branch, its address, and daily hours. Allows you to call the branch or Ask Us (text/email with a librarian) from this screen.
At the top right of every page is a card icon. Tap this to add multiple cards to your account. To use them, tap a card to sign in with that card's information. To use another card, tap another card and the app will sign you out of the first card and in to the second one. This allows families to manage multiple accounts with one app.
At the top left of every screen is a magnifying glass icon. Tap this to Search Books which allows you to search our physical and digital databases for books and digital magazines, and place holds or download digital versions. Use the icon at the bottom right of the screen to search by Title, Author or Keyword.
At the top right of the search screen is a barcode icon. Use this to access a scanner which you can use to scan a book's barcode and search our database to see if we own the title.