Meet the LKLD Library App Bringing the library to your SmartPhone
What is the LKLD app?The ‘Lkld library’ app is a free app for Smartphone devices (iPhone, iPad, Android) that you can use to: o Search the Polk County Library Cooperative (PCLC) online catalog o Manage your library account o Request and Renew materials o Check out library materials o Access and download eBooks and eAudio o Find the hours of operation for the three Lakeland library locations
How does it work?Get started by searching the App store on your iPhone, iPad, and/or Android device for “LKLD library” to download the free app.The Library Home screen of the LKLD Library App (shown at right) provides a menu of options to search for materials and manage user accounts.
The options on theLKLD Library appLibrary Home screenalso include links toevents at theLakeland libraries,library social mediapages, and contactinformation forspecific services atthe three Lakelandlibrary locations.
Searching the PCLC Online CatalogBegin your search for books and/oraudiovisual materials by typing in atitle or author in the search box. An example search for “The Hunger Games” produces a results list that includes various formats like regular, Large Print, and audio versions of the book.
Search OptionsClicking on a title in thesearch results showsthat item’s record,with informationabout:o Titleo Authoro Summaryo Requesting the itemo Libraries that ownthe item
ISBN Use the BookLook ISBN Barcode scan feature to find out more about an item. Scanning the ISBN barcode will will search the PCLC catalog for that item, allowing you to read a summary, request the item, and/or see which libraries own copies.
Checkout items with your phone!Use the BookCheck self-checkout feature to scanthe library barcode of anyitem(s) you want tocheckout and skip thecirculation desk checkoutlines!NOTE: You will need yourlibrary card barcode numberand ID number to sign in toyour account. Visit your localpublic library to get your IDnumber.
Manage eMaterials Access and download eBooks and AudioBooks directly to your phone or iPad using the eContent feature.
Access your library accountAfter signing in with yourlibrary card barcode numberand ID number, use the MyAccount feature to view:oitems checked out on yourcardorequested items that areready to pick upoitems you still have onrequestolibrary fines on youraccount
Track checkouts and requestsThe “Checked out” list includes due The “Requests” list details all itemsdates and renewal options for all on request, queue position, and anitems checked out on your card. option to cancel the request.
Find your local libraryThe “Public Libraries inLakeland” feature liststhe address, hours, andcontact information foreach of the threeLakeland public librarylocations.
Additional Questions? Visit your local Lakeland Library to learn more about the LKLD Library App or visit http://lakeland.boopsie.com/ to try it out!Click on the LKLD LibraryApp picture above to try it out!