Log into the Catalog

Use your Internet browser to connect to the Library Catalog at: https://catalog.erielibrary.org

How Do I Login to My Account?

After connecting to the catalog under My Account, scroll to Login/Register, enter your “Username or Barcode” and “Password” in the fields provided at the top of the page. Your “Library Card Number” is your 14 digit library card number (without spaces)


What is My Password?

For accounts created prior to 2017, Your “Password” is your 7 digit phone number (no spaces, no dash) we have listed on your account.  Otherwise, your “Password” is the last 4 digits of your primary phone number, unless you have changed it.


What if I Forgot or Don’t Know My Password?

If you have an email address on file, you can reset your password with the following steps:

Select the “Forgot your password” link

Fill out the requested info below and select “E-mail Password”

If you are still not able to login, please contact any outlet of the Erie County Library for help with your account.

How Can I Change my Password?

Patrons may change their password at any time by logging in and selecting “My Record” from the “My Account” menu then  “Change Password.” Passwords must a 4 digit numeric code.


How Can I Create a Username?

You have the option to create a username rather than using your library barcode to login to your account. At the login screen, select “Create Username.” You will need to know your barcode and password to create a username.

Enter your barcode and password, then select “Next Step”

Enter the desired information in the “Change Logon” area and then Save.