The following access keys are available throughout the Pittwater Council site. "m" will take you to the main content, "n" will take you to the site navigation, "s" will take you to the site search form and "t" will take you to the top of the page.

Main Content

Reserve a book

You can place a hold on a book that is on the shelf or currently out on loan.  This is useful if you would like an item which is in high demand. A fee of $1.50 is charged for each item reserved. You must be a member of Mona Vale library to place a hold.  When your item is available you will be contacted via email or by a library staff member.

How do I Place a Hold on a book?

  1. Click online catalogue search
  2. Type in your query in the search bar
  3. Click onto search
  4. Select the entry you would like to see by clicking on the underlined title
  5. To place a hold on an item click on Place Hold on the right
  6. Type in your borrower number on your library card
  7. Type in your PIN number 
  8. Select the location where you would like to pick it up
  9. Click onto submit

If you don't have a PIN you can reset your PIN in the My Library Account link on the new online library catalogue. Please use the last 6 digits of your library card number. If you need assistance please contact the library on 9970 1600 or email:

Updated: 05 Jun 2015