Automatic Holds

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When you subscribe to Automatic Holds, we place you on hold for the upcoming books from bestselling authors, like James Patterson, Janet Evanovich, and Nora Roberts. You’ll never miss the latest book from your favorite authors!

All you need is your Pickerington Public Library card number and PIN to get started:

  • Visit our customer login page, and sign in using your Pickerington Library card number and PIN
  • Check off the boxes next to the names of your selected authors.
  • Choose as many authors as you like – more than 50 authors are currently available, and there is no limit to the number of subscriptions you can have at a time
  • Log out

Library staff will place you on hold automatically for your subscribed authors’ upcoming books.

You will be notified by your preferred method of contact when your holds are ready to pick up. You can change your account preferences for notifications at any time by clicking this link.

Get started by logging in today, or contact the Pickerington Main Information and Research Services Department, at 614-837-4104, ext. 233, and ask a library staff member for assistance.


Automatic Holds

COVID-19 UPDATE:  All Pickerington Public Library locations are following county safety levels as approved by the Library Board of Trustees. *Safety protocols in place; masks required at all times (ages 2 and up), no food or drink allowed. *As a reasonable accommodation, curbside pickup service available. Additional information: Book drops are open for returns. Returned items are quarantined before we check them in. Your returns will remain on your account and may appear as overdue during that time. However, we are fine free and you will not incur any fees.