Welcome to the official group for LibraryThing's online catalog for tiny libraries, TinyCat! This group is for questions, general discussions/feedback, recommendations and requests regarding TinyCat. If you think you found a bug, post a report to our Bug Collectors Group (listed below).

If you haven't signed up for TinyCat yet, go to https://www.librarycat.org/signup/. TinyCat is free for personal use, and cheap for others.

All TinyCat users are automatically added to this group—to leave, just click the "leave" link at the right of the page.

Important Links:

TinyCat Webinars: join LibraryThing's recurring Zoom meeting on Wednesdays at 1:00pm ET for a full demo of TinyCat.

YouTube — Tutorials & Webinars

Help Wiki

Admin Portal

Bug Collectors Group (Tips for Bug Reports)

Email Support (tinycat@librarything.com)

TinyCat_lib on Twitter

Monthly TinyCat Post (newsletter)

Featured TinyCat catalogs:

Folio Seattle
Victoria Quakers

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Pinned — TinyCat Turns Five Next Month: Let's Celebrate!9 unread / 9kristilabrie, April 6
Pinned — Latest Features and Improvements to TinyCat15 unread / 15kristilabrie, April 8
Multiple Copies of the same item5 unread / 5FrancoBCF, Thursday 1:25pm
How do you let people place holds when items are checked out, at the same time, on tiny cat?18 unread / 18kristilabrie, Wednesday 10:00am
Patron cancel hold2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 3
Best practices for displaying a journal collection?8 unread / 8H.C.P., April 30
Tips/Advice for a future TinyCat library?1 unread / 1StrayerUni, April 28
Collection Management3 unread / 3Sammeh_Sama, April 23
Monthly statistics2 unread / 2kristilabrie, April 20
Circulation rules in Tiny Cat17 unread / 17kristilabrie, April 19
You do not have access to edit information for this patron4 unread / 4kristilabrie, April 13
multiple identical books8 unread / 8kristilabrie, April 6
Tags are not working in TinyCat3 unread / 3woodschool, April 2
Importing existing barcodes10 unread / 10kristilabrie, March 24
Suggestion: Allow Sort by Call Number5 unread / 5pinetreeacademy, March 20
Making books easier to find on Tiny Cat2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 13
Unable to access LibraryCat Admin module3 unread / 3SAIGONSTAR, March 11
Cover image is rotated15 unread / 15MarthaJeanne, March 11
Welcome, TinyCat members!15 unread / 15MarthaJeanne, March 11
Display and search for original title3 unread / 3queerist, February 23
New Feature: Separate Billing Contact1 unread / 1kristilabrie, February 18
(other) call numbers8 unread / 8kristilabrie, February 18
What happens when my trial expires?3 unread / 3AHHSWG, February 15
Starting a new church multicultural lending library for kids3 unread / 3MarthaJeanne, February 8
Private books show in tinycat3 unread / 3AHHSWG, February 7
Error with deleted books12 unread / 12kristilabrie, February 4
Browse Button on Home Page3 unread / 3Hermm, January 21
Staff Picks buttons3 unread / 3Hermm, January 21
Printing of barcode labels with labelprinter8 unread / 8kristilabrie, January 15
Test Message: Ignore.2 unread / 2bnielsen, January 14
Barcodes and scanners8 unread / 8kristilabrie, January 14
Patron library cards4 unread / 4kristilabrie, January 4
Patron library cards2 unread / 2kristilabrie, January 4
add a webpage link to my catalog6 unread / 6nonob, December 2020
checking books out that are on hold4 unread / 4kristilabrie, December 2020
Headings for links on homepage15 unread / 15casvelyn, December 2020
how do I let patrons view ALL THE BOOKS in my library?11 unread / 11GraceCovenantClay, December 2020
Can the comments field appear in search?5 unread / 5lilithcat, December 2020
Reset Password for circulation3 unread / 3nonob, December 2020
Liens3 unread / 3MEDIATHEQUE.AUCH, December 2020
Hooray for search!3 unread / 3pickupf, December 2020
Link to Series page in catalog?8 unread / 8kristilabrie, December 2020
How do I print labels?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2020
Only Display Catalog to Patrons?2 unread / 2RaysKaos, October 2020
TinyCat detailed record display & LbraryThing MaRC import3 unread / 3SandiaCSP, October 2020
Using multiple LibraryThing accts to form 1 TinyCat collection?11 unread / 11kristilabrie, October 2020
Traffic count?8 unread / 8kristilabrie, September 2020
Discussion: Back-to-School Amidst COVID-191 unread / 1kristilabrie, September 2020
holdings or multiple copies record3 unread / 3standrewsparish, September 2020
Thank you!4 unread / 4kristilabrie, August 2020
Remove wrong series in a title8 unread / 8SAIGONSTAR, July 2020
Tiny Cat for Church Library - Call Numbers/Spine Labels14 unread / 14kristilabrie, July 2020
All Transaction report: Item Call Number15 unread / 15kristilabrie, July 2020
TinyCat - Search result sorted by call numbers1 unread / 1ECCClibrary, June 2020
Who Here Uses TinyCat to Track Their Own Books and Show Off their Private Libraries??5 unread / 5Keeline, June 2020
Request: multiple copies of a title recognized in TinyCat5 unread / 5mssoldan, June 2020
Slow patron lookup in checkout15 unread / 15hefclibrary, June 2020
Delete "Other" Circulation Status in TinyCat4 unread / 4kristilabrie, May 2020
Differentiating between "Check Out" and "Renew"7 unread / 7CtrSacredSciences, May 2020
Search results order2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 2020
Adding a specific location for each book in the details page?10 unread / 10StMariaGoretti, April 2020
como imprimir etiquetagem nas lombadas pelo librarything2 unread / 2kristilabrie, April 2020
Problems with the "Description" section of the TinyCat catalog12 unread / 12littleone1996, March 2020
Changing text size or color4 unread / 4kristilabrie, March 2020
Information provided in the email once a book gets checked out?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 2020
Patron self registration2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 2020
Marc Import & Simple Check-in13 unread / 13ccslib, March 2020
Search Not Working3 unread / 3kristilabrie, March 2020
New to TinyCat - Search function not working8 unread / 8kristilabrie, March 2020
Group patron accounts4 unread / 4ccslib, March 2020
How to Make Library Cards and use Iphone to Scan for Checkout/Checkin?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, February 2020
Checking out when you have multiple copies of books5 unread / 5CenterPointMN, February 2020
New User - Need Help5 unread / 5MarthaJeanne, February 2020
Request: Author Enhancement in TinyCat4 unread / 4MarthaJeanne, January 2020
Update: Sending Checkout Reminders & Overdue Notices18 unread / 18kristilabrie, January 2020
Suggestion: Transaction search3 unread / 3kristilabrie, January 2020
TC homepage Link to all covers5 unread / 5hefclibrary, January 2020
Grouping patrons8 unread / 8wd40sw, January 2020
catalog - web referral to amazon3 unread / 3kristilabrie, January 2020
Any way to use an API to create TinyCat patrons?14 unread / 14Sifriyah, January 2020
Renew all option1 unread / 1hefclibrary, December 2019
Making logo on homepage bigger2 unread / 2kristilabrie, December 2019
Multiple users accessing Admin6 unread / 6kristilabrie, November 2019
Barcode Scanner12 unread / 12Ellen-Key-Schule, November 2019
TinyCat Recommendations3 unread / 3hefclibrary, November 2019
Multiple language support?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2019
Edit Status options4 unread / 4hefclibrary, November 2019
Web traffic stats for TinyCat2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2019
Timestamp for Check In/Check Out Transactions?3 unread / 3familyresourcecentre, November 2019
Printing book labels???8 unread / 8kristilabrie, November 2019
Change pricing plan3 unread / 3kristilabrie, November 2019
Using Barcode scanner terminator / TAB and Enter on Check in/out7 unread / 7kristilabrie, November 2019
Excel file won't upload7 unread / 7kristilabrie, October 2019
Genealogy collections1 unread / 1sges, October 2019
Exceeded number of books for pricing tier2 unread / 2kristilabrie, October 2019
Not integrated with LibraryThing's Local Book Search4 unread / 4kristilabrie, October 2019
Homepage layout5 unread / 5SAIGONSTAR, October 2019
Staff logins?3 unread / 3portlaoisecbs, October 2019
Amazon Smile4 unread / 4pinetreeacademy, October 2019
Adding multiple barcodes /duplicate copies to a record13 unread / 13pinetreeacademy, October 2019
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