Renew Materials

Your items can be renewed automatically or manually

Automatic Renewals

With automatic renewals, our system finds eligible items for renewal on your account, and renews them for up to two additional loan periods.  Eligible items will automatically renew three days before their due date.

Please note: the following items are ineligible for automatic renewals...

  • Have been renewed twice
  • LINK+
  • Lucky Day
  • On hold

Manual Renewals

You can manually renew your items up to two additional loan periods by doing one of the following:

  • Logging in to your library account at
  • Using one of our self-checkout stations at the library 
  • By phone at (925) 600-1342

Follow these steps to manually renew your items from your online account:

1. Login to your account using your Library Card Barcode Number and PIN

2. Click your Name in the upper right corner

3. Renew specific titles by checking the box under the "RENEW" column next to the title(s) you wish to renew, then click the "Renew Marked" button

4. Renew all titles by clicking the "Renew All" button

5. If a renew is successful, a RENEW message will display in the "STATUS" column, with an updated due date

Please note: you will not be able to manually renew an item if...

  • The item is "Lucky Day" 
  • The item is on hold by another patron
  • The item has been recently checked out
  • The item is 10 or more days overdue
  • Your fines exceed $20.00