Account Help

When you apply for a Kalamazoo Public Library card, you automatically open a library account. You may use your card to review and manage your library account online.

How to Log In

  1. Go to the library’s online Catalog (far left in the blue bar above)
    -OR- click the Log In link at the top of this (or any) page.
  2. Enter your Library Card Number (barcode on the back of your KPL card) without spaces.
  3. Enter your PIN number (normally the last four digits of your phone number).
  • Don’t have a library card? Register at any KPL location.
  • Need more help? Call 269-553-7806 or visit the Circulation Desk at your library branch.

Managing Account Options

Click the My Account  link from the KPL catalog to manage your account.

personalinfo.png Personal Information

Verify your address, phone number and email address. The library will use your email address ONLY to tell you about overdue and the availability of requested items. 

arrow-icon.jpg Change PIN

Allows you to change the PIN entered for you when you registered for your card.

arrow-icon.jpg Preferences

Set your default account tab (Personal Information, Checkouts, Holds, or Fines), choose your Preferred List and your Preferred Pickup Library location.


Other Account Options

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View the items you currently have checked out and overdue items.

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View your items on hold and those that are ready to be picked up.

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View your payment history and fines paid.