Your CAFE library card may be used at any CAFE member library. All public libraries in Waukesha and Jefferson County are CAFE members libraries. Questions? Call the Circulation Desk (262) 782-4140 Opt. 3 for more information.
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To use some features, you identify yourself by logging in. You log in by typing in your library barcode number and your password. Your password is what your PIN was in the old catalog. If you recently applied for a library card, your password is the last four digits of your phone number. You log in only once, and you remained logged in until you log out or until there has been 3 minutes of inactivity on the screen. Follow these steps to log in for your entire session: 1. Click Log In in the My Account menu. The log-in form is displayed. 2. Type your barcode number (from your library card) in the Barcode Number box. 3. Type your account password in the Password box. 4. Click Log In. Your name and the Log Out link are displayed on the left side of the page when you are logged in. 5. Log out by doing one of the following: • Click the Log Out link at the bottom of the account page, if you are viewing information in your library account • Click Log Out in the My Account menu • Click Log Out on the left hand side of the screen Important: Logging out protects your privacy. If you are using the online catalog in the library, be sure to log out.
A parent or legal guardian is required to sign for juvenile borrowers under the age of 18 years. This acknowledges the parent or guardian's responsibility for loss or damage of materials and overdue charges on materials loaned to the child.
Want to place holds or access your account without having to remember your library card number? Now you can! Setting up a username is easy and can be done from the comfort of home.
Please contact the Circulation Desk at 262-782-4140 Opt. 3 with any questions.
If you owe fines of $5.00 or more, you can pay online with a credit card. Just log into MY ACCOUNT and click on “Pay Fines Now!” This option only appears if you owe $5.00 or more. A 5% service fee applies.
You may renew items in person, over the phone at 262-782-4140 Opt. 3 or click on the My Account link below. All circulating materials may be renewed three times. Items with holds on them, items previously renewed three times, interlibrary loan items, Explore Passes and items from the browsing collection may NOT be renewed.
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Please let the Library know as soon as you lose your card. After you verify your address, you will be issued a new card.