All NPL locations, including Slover Library and the Bookmobile, will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed November 26 and 27. All locations will re-open on Saturday, November 28.

Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions by Topic

Cards and Borrowing
Resident and non-resident library cards, PINs, book purchase recommendations, interlibrary loan, renewals, holds, fines and overdue items.

Public Computer & Wireless Network Information
NPL equipment and software, wireless access, and technology limitations.

Reference and Research Help

Finding books, online databases, reference assistance, genealogy and local history.

Additional Services

Computers, computer classes, disability services, tax forms, book reviews and online book clubs.

Can I suggest a book title for purchase?

You can recommend a book or other item for purchase by calling or visiting any NPL branch location. The branch staff will fill out a Patron Request Form with or for you.

For eBook-related questions, click on a question below to see the answer.

  • eBooks
    • Can I buy an eBook from OverDrive?
    • Can I suggest an eBook title for purchase?
    • Do I need special software/app for eBooks?
    • How do I return eBooks?
    • Can I place holds on eBooks?
    • Can I renew eBooks?
    • Are eBooks in the Library Catalog?
    • What are the checkout limits for eBooks?
    • Which devices are compatible with eBooks?
    • Can I read eBooks on my computer?
    • How do I find eBooks?
    • Who's eligible to use NPL eBooks?
    • Get Started with OverDrive