Last Updated: Apr 19, 2018     Views: 3067

Q. How do I renew my books?

There are several ways you can renew your loans:

1. Online

2. Using the self-service machines

3. By phone

4. By email

5. In person


1. Online:

a. Go to Library Search and, after clicking on 'Sign in',

log into ‘My Library Card' at the top right of the screen.


b. Enter your Goldsmiths card barcode number and PIN.


c. Click on 'Renew all':


or click on 'LOANS' and renew items individually:


2. On the self-service machines:

a. Select 'borrow & account' and scan your Goldsmiths card.

b.  Select 'account' then 'renew all'


3. By phone 

a. Dial 020 7919 7189.


4. By emailing

a. Send your email to


5. In person

a. Go to the Library Help Desk, and ask a member of staff to renew your items.


NB. You will not be able to renew items if:

  • your record is blocked, or
  • you have fines greater than £10, or
  • an item is reserved and overdue.

The option to renew will not be available in 'My Library Card'.

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