How-To Guides

How Get a Library Card

Library Card Registration

You may use a Merlin card from any Northern Waters Library Service member library at the Winchester Public Library. If you do not have a Merlin card, you need to fill out an application and provide a photo id. If you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent or guardian sign the application. You must have a Merlin card in order to check out materials from the Winchester Public Library.

How to Request

How to request materials from the library:

You may place a hold on books or other circulating materials from any library in the Northern Waters Library System by going to the Merlin catalog online from any computer with Internet access.  You may also ask library staff and volunteers for assistance.

You may also request materials from other libraries throughout the state. Ask library staff for assistance in using WISCAT.

How to Use the Catalog

The Merlin Library Catalog 

To access the library catalog visit Merlin online.
Feel free to ask library staff or volunteers for assistance.