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Self Check Out in Your Pocket - AACPL Checkout

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Now Available at your library. AACPL Checkout. Self Checkout In your pocket for iOS, Android, and Blackberry

Did you know that you can check out library materials using your phone? Try our new mobile app, AACPL Checkout, to borrow library materials using your phone or tablet.

AACPL Checkout is the easiest way to checkout library books, magazines, DVDs and more from your Anne Arundel County Public Library. A simple, one-time login with your library card and PIN and you’re all set to scan your library items with your phone or tablet. Skip the lines at the customer service desk—AACPL Checkout is fast, easy and convenient. AACPL Checkout is available for download for all iOSAndroid and BlackBerry World devices.

Using the AACPL Checkout App

  • Touch START at the welcome screen
  • Scan or enter your library card number and pin when prompted
  • Use the "+" button at the top of the checkout screen to checkout library items.
  • Tips: Fit the entire barcode in the viewfinder. Hold your phone about 6" away from the barcode and hold the phone steady. Give the camera time to focus. Tilt the phone to avoid glare on the barcode. Use flash in low light.
  • Ask library staff for help if needed.