Screenshot of the SWAN Catalog login screen.You can log in online through the SWAN Catalog to access your library card account to:

  • Manage your account - Update your email address, personal preferences, set up text messaging for notifications, and reset your PIN
  • Checkouts - View and renew your checkouts 
  • Holds - View, place, cancel, and freeze your holds
  • Lists - View, create, and manage Lists 
  • Checkout history - View, start, stop, and delete your checkout history
  • eBooks & eAudiobooks - Download checked out eMaterial to your device
  • Fines/fees - View and pay any fines and fees on your account (10/2021 - this feature currently still requires logging in to the old catalog)  


Want to Get a Library Card? - Click here for more information about what you need to get an Elmwood Park library card.

Is Your Card Expiring? - Click here for more information about renewing your card.  Please note that if your Elmwood Park library card was/is set to expire anytime between January 1, 2020 - December 24, 2021, it has been / will be automatically renewed through December 25, 2021.

Forgot Your Library Card Number? - You need your library card number to access our digital collections.  If you've forgotten it, click here to try to recover your library card number.

Forgot Your PIN? - In addition to your library card number, you also need your PIN number to log in to digital services.  If you've forgotten it,  click here to reset your PIN number.

Get a Temporary Digital Access Library Card - Temporary online cards are available for Elmwood Park residents unable to make it into the Library building to get a physical library card,  Follow this link to apply online for a temporary digital access library card so that you can access all of our digital resources, including eBooks and databases

*Please note that you cannot checkout physical library material with a temporary digital card.