Self-Checkout Tutorial


self checkout Step #1 - Scan ID
Step #2 - Scan barcode
Step #3 - Desensitize
Step #4 - Print receipt

Check-out books* using the SM Self-Checkout System with "Touch Screen" located on the 2nd floor of the library near the staircases. Check-out books yourself, quickly and easily!

* The self-checkout is for books only; to check-out DVDs, please go to the Circulation Desk.

Step #1 - Scan Your Library ID
  • Slide your ID card (barcode up) under the scanline, then remove (follow the on-screen prompts). You will hear a tone confirming your barcode has been read.

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Step #2 - Scan the Barcode
  • Open the book to the barcode, which is usually located on the last page of the book.
  • Slide the barcode under the scanline, then remove (follow the on-screen prompts). You will hear a tone confirming your barcode has been read.

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Step #3 - Desensitize the Book
  • Place the book, spine-down, into the cradle.
  • Slide the book forward, keeping the spine on the cradle (follow the on-screen prompts). You will hear a tone confirming that the book has been desensitized.
  • If you have more items to check-out, repeat Steps #2 & #3 for each additional book (follow the on-screen prompts). When you are finished checking-out books, go to Step #4.

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Step #4 - Print Receipt
  • On the screen, press "Print Receipt" to print your receipt.
  • Once your receipt has printed, take your receipt from the printer slot. Your receipt will list the item(s) you have checked out, along with its due date(s).

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Contact Circulation:

Phone: 401-341-2291