Place an Item on Hold

Do you want to place a hold on a library book, CD, or other item?

You can go online, call us, or make a request in person. 

Holds are available up to 7 days from the time the request is made. 



Step 1.Visit the library catalog website

Step 2.Enter your account information 

  • Your USERNAME is the barcode number on your library card.  
  • The PASSWORD is your 4-digit PIN number.   
  • If you’ve forgotten your username or password, click FORGOT YOUR PIN OR PASSWORD.  

Step 3.Select your “pick up” location 

  • Set the location to MORRIS COUNTY LIBRARY. 

NOTE: A notification sent via email or text message when the item/s are ready to be picked up. Check your settings to choose how you would like to be contacted.

By Phone

Step 1.Call us 

Call our circulation desk at 973-285-6930. 

Step 2.Give us your barcode number 

Have your library card barcode ready. This can be found on the back of your library card.  

Step 3.Tell us your request 

Let staff know what items you’d like to place on hold. 

In Person

Step 1.Come to the circulation desk 

This will be to your right when you enter the building. 

Step 2.Talk to our staff

Let staff know what you’d like to hold.