How Do I . . . ?

The North Douglas Library District requires library patrons wishing to obtain a library card to fill out a card application, available in the Mildred Whipple Library and on our library card page. There are multiple types of library cards, ranging from limited use student cards to out of district cards. More information about the different types of cards can be found on the library card page. Completed card applications need to be turned into the Mildred Whipple Library, where they will be verified before a card can be issued.

The North Douglas Library District also participates in the Oregon Library Passport Program. Patrons with library cards from other participating libraries wishing to obtain a passport card should visit our Passport Program page. 

Using the Library Catalog: Apollo Integrated Library System

Biblionix Apollo is an online catalog system dedicated to making public library catalogs accessible to patrons. This feature is available to all Mildred Whipple Library patrons, both in the library and online. Visit the catalog here

Within the catalog page, patrons may search through fiction, non-fiction, magazines, reference, DVDs, and books on CD. Patrons can also search by series or subject and refine their search results if their initial search was too broad. Clicking on the title of an item will show its full record in our catalog, including if there are multiple holdings (or copies) of the item.

Borrowing, Renewing, & Requesting Materials

Nearly all North Douglas Library District cards have a 25 item checkout limit; the only exception are student cards, which have a 2 item checkout limit. Most materials can be checked out for a 4-week period with one renewal (for a total of 8 weeks), however "New" materials and DVDs are limited to a 2-week checkout period with one renewal (for a total of 4 weeks).

Patrons may renew checked out material either in person at the library or online, through their library catalog account. To renew materials online:

  1. Visit the catalog at

  2. Log into your account in the upper right of the screen with your library card number and your full phone number (including area code)

  3. Click on "My Account" in the upper right of the screen.

  4. Choose "Items Out/Renewals" and click "Renew" next to the items you wish to renew. Note: This feature is unavailable if an item has previously been renewed.


To place a reserve on an item, patrons will need to log into their library catalog account and search for the item they wish to request. Click on the title of the item and select "Reserve this item". You will receive a notification when your hold is ready to be picked up. Patrons may also defer their holds to a later date under the "Reserves/Requests" tab.

To log into your account online:

  1. Visit the catalog at

  2. Log into your account in the upper right of the screen with your library card number and your full phone number (including area code)

  3. Click on "My Account" in the upper right of the screen.

Here you will be able to view and edit your library account information by navigating through the different tabs. The Account Info tab shows how much you have saved in material checkouts since the beginning of the year and allows you to update your contact information and set a new account password. Use the Notifications tab to manage how you receive updates and what updates you would like to receive. Send the library purchase suggestions under the Reserves/Requests tab. Use the Bookmarks tab to create a personalized list of materials for future reading.

At this time the North Douglas Library District does not offer a way to pay fines online; instead, to settle a balance on your account you will need to visit the library.

Please note: Borrowing privileges will be denied for cards with more than $10 in fees owed, or any overdue items.

Thousands of ebooks and audiobooks available for download to your computer or mobile device through the Oregon Digital Library Consortium's Library2Go. Use the button below to browse Library2Go and manage your account, or access the site through our library catalog.


For new users: First choose "Mildred Whipple Library" from the selection list, then enter your full library card number and your complete phone number (including area code). You are now ready to read and listen on the go! Note: Library2Go may direct you to enter just the last four digits; at this time it is necessary to enter the entire phone number.

For additional Library2Go assistance, please contact the library.


Lost, or Damaged Materials

Lost or Damaged Items

  • Retail price of item, plus $5.00 fee


  • Bring in a brand new, identical replacement item within 30 days, plus $5.00 fee (see Librarian for item-specific details)

Lost Library Cards

If you have lost your library card and would like a replacement, please contact the library. A replacement fee for lost library cards is $1.00.

Materials & Other Assistance

How Do I Get a Library Card?

How Do I Renew & Request Materials?


How Do I Manage My Account?

How Do I Set Up My Library2Go Account?

How Do I Replace Lost or Damaged Items?


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