Reserve Holds / Waiting List

Before making a reserve hold request, search the Library Catalog and verify that the title is available. If the book is checked out or on order, you can put yourself on a waiting list via the library catalog.

How To Place a Hold Request Online

  1. Login 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.
  2. Search and locate the item that you would like to request.
  3. Click on the Place Hold button. A request confirmation screen will appear.
  4. Click the Place Hold button to finalize.

How to Cancel A Hold Request

  1. Login 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.
  2. Click on the Holds tab.
  3. Place a check mark in the box located to the left of request to be cancelled, then click the Cancel Hold(s) button.

Reserve Rules and Restrictions

What types of items can be put on a waiting list?

How much does it cost to be put on a waiting list?

How will I be notified when a book is ready to be picked up?

Can I specify at which location I want to pick up the book?



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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