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Library Services (Videos)

A series of brief “how to” videos for using COSMOS, our online catalog.

video imageHow to check your library account:
This video will show you how to check your library account online so you can see what items you have checked out or on hold, as well as how to change your personal identification number (PIN).

video imageHow to renew a library item:
This video will walk you through the process of renewing a library item on COSMOS, our online catalog.

video imageHow to set up and use book lists:
Our online catalog has a special feature which allows users to create book lists. This video will show you how to set them up and use them.

video imageHow to find a library item:
This video will show you how to find a library item on COSMOS, our online catalog.

video image How to request a library item:
This video will show you how to request a library item (or place it on hold) from COSMOS, our online catalog.

 

 

 

 

 

 


A series of brief instructional videos featuring popular library services and local librarians.

video imageLearn a new language – from your library!
An introduction to the many ways your library can help you learn a new language - from resources for children to downloadable audio books and a free, online language service.

video imageSmall business development – from your library!
From the meeting rooms and free WiFi, to the free downloadable business plans and legal forms, your library can help entrepreneurs and small businesses succeed!

video imageLooking for a job?  Your library can help!
Free computers, free high speed internet, resume assistance, classes and practice tests for licensing and exams . . . your library has what you need to be successful in your job search!

video imageGet free help with homework at your library!
Free online tutors, meeting spaces and online resources available for research 24/7 . . . your library offers students what they need to succeed in school and beyond!

video imageLibraries help you get healthy and stay healthy!
Free resources you can use to get healthy, stay healthy or just learn more about your body . . . including reading material, downloadable audio and ebooks and much more.

video image Genealogy at your library!
Simple tips for anyone interested in tracing their family genealogy. All for free from your local library!

video imageHow to find a great book at your library!
A brief "how-to" from a local librarian featuring methods and resources for discovering your next great read from one of the Calvert, Charles or St. Mary's County libraries.