A PIN number enables you to access your patron record, online resources from home, and our eCollection. You may create your own number using NIC, the library’s online catalog.

To create your PIN:

  • Click on the link for “Online Catalog”
  • Click on the “Log into Your Patron Account”
  • Type in your name and press the TAB key
  • Type in your barcode and press the TAB key
  • Enter a PIN of at least 4 numbers and press SUBMIT
  • Enter the same PIN again to confirm
There are many ways to search NIC, the library’s catalog.

Each of the help pages linked below will give you tips on searching for specific kinds of items.

Simple Keyword
Author
Title
Subject
Advanced Keyword

Click here to access to Talcott Library’s eBook, eAudio Book, and streaming video collection. You can access Omnilibraries.org 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To access/download these materials, you are required to sign in with your Talcott Library Card and PIN number. To start your Account, click Sign In or the Account Icon, and follow the directions. eBooks and eAudio Books content can be downloaded to many devices. Click here to see a list of portable media players that work with OMNI Libraries.
You can view everything you have checked out and renew books through our online catalog. Click “Login to My Account” at the upper left the catalog homepage. The login screen looks like this:

Follow the instructions to enter your name, library barcode number and PIN (to create a PIN, simply enter what you would like it to be) and then click “Submit”. First time users will then be prompted to confirm their PIN by re-entering it.

Once you are logged in, you will come to a screen similar to the following:

To renew items, simply click the check box to the left of the title(s) that you wish to renew and then click the green “Renew Selected” button. The screen will then refresh. Be sure to check that your item(s) were renewed and note the new due date.

You can place holds on materials 24 hours a day 7 days a week through our shared online catalog, NIC.

After performing a search, click on the “Request It” button to place a hold.

If you are not already logged in, you will be taken to the login screen:

Follow the instructions to enter your name, library barcode number and PIN (to create a PIN, simply enter what you would like it to be) and then click “Submit”. First time users will then be prompted to confirm their PIN by re-entering it.

You will then come to a screen similar to this:

The first drop down specifies where you would like to pick up the item. You can choose a different library in our system if that is more convenient for you. You do not need to specify a “Cancel” date unless you don’t want to wait past a certain date. And be sure to click the “Submit” button! A library staff member will call you when the item is available for you to pick up.