My Account and Renew

Circulation Services

You may renew your library books, put yourself on a reserve waiting list, or review what you have checked out by logging into the online catalog.

If you have any inquiries regarding your card account such as fines, fees, or overdues you may contact the Circulation Services staff at (714) 842-4481 option 0 during Central Library business hours.


To find out what items you have checked out, when they are due or to renew items, you must have a valid Huntington Beach Public Library card number and Personal Identification Number (PIN). Your PIN is the last four digits of the phone number used when you registered for your library card. To change or update your phone number, go to the Circulation Services Desk with your Library card and a photo ID (updates in person only).

To View a List of Checked Out Items

Log in with your barcode number, 14 digits, no spaces (normally begins with 2111900xxxxxxx).
Your PIN# is the last four numbers of your phone number when you registered for your library card. Click on the Checked Out link under the My Account/Renew tab. For information on how to renew your books please visit our renewing items webpage.

Common Errors during Login

The error "Login failed. Try again." may occur due to the following:

To protect your identity, we require that you come in person with a photo ID if your login fails for any of the following reasons:

Did you know?

The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors.  You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed.  This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.

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