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The West Sangamon Public Library belongs to the Illinois Heartland Library System, a consortia of libraries in central and southern Illinois. All libraries in this consortia use special software that allows us to be connected. This software also provides a web-based access portal to borrower accounts, which means you can see from your computer at home what you have checked out, renew materials and request materials from our library or another library.

To take advantage of this great feature, ask the Circulation Assistant on your next visit to help you set up a PIN number for your library account. Once you have your PIN number, you can log in to your account by clicking the picture to the right and you are on your way to managing your library account online.

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