TinyCat

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

TinyCat_lib on Twitter

Monthly TinyCat Post (newsletter)

Bug Collectors Group (Tips for Bug Reports)

Email Support (tinycat@librarything.com)

Featured TinyCat catalogs:
For Schools & Classrooms
For Religious Institutions

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Barcodes24 unread / 24kristilabrie, Today 7:37am
Ask About button8 unread / 8kristilabrie, Today 7:36am
Circulation count question4 unread / 4kristilabrie, Today 7:36am
Printing of barcode labels with labelprinter16 unread / 16kristilabrie, Wednesday 9:38am
Is TinyCat Down?26 unread / 26ECCClibrary, Monday 3:10pm
Barcodes and scanners18 unread / 18kristilabrie, Monday 7:31am
Created Account for Church, but it shows as Personal... Help?!5 unread / 5kristilabrie, Friday 7:38am
Multi-Language2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 14
Issue: Microsoft marking librarycat.org as unsafe23 unread / 23OregonGS.org, May 10
Report time out7 unread / 7kristilabrie, May 8
multiple copies2 unread / 2SandraArdnas, May 7
February 25 LibraryCat inaccessible10 unread / 10kristilabrie, May 6
E-Book System9 unread / 9CtrSacredSciences, May 3
What is the workflow supposed to be for patrons having checked out books?3 unread / 3UUCB, April 30
Locked out of tiny cat7 unread / 7kristilabrie, April 26
"Other call number system" query12 unread / 12MarthaJeanne, April 26
using "hold" creatively1 unread / 1st_pauls_library, April 24
Sorts for Home page Browse “canned searches”7 unread / 7AppTrailMuseum, April 22
displaying physical summary6 unread / 6AppTrailMuseum, April 22
TinyCat's 8th Birthday Celebration!2 unread / 2Some1LikeYou, April 19
Request: Index certain linked work relationships for searching7 unread / 7zetetic23, April 19
Display of circulation status in catalog searches6 unread / 6kristilabrie, April 17
Patron emails2 unread / 2kristilabrie, April 15
Delete patrons2 unread / 2norabelle414, April 11
Library landing page3 unread / 3a1cterry11, April 11
Engineering nerd cave1 unread / 1a1cterry11, April 11
TinyCat embedding broken2 unread / 2kristilabrie, April 10
Security warnings3 unread / 3hefclibrary, April 7
Share a list?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 29
Reference Only Books5 unread / 5kristilabrie, March 27
Has anyone developed a training manual for staff and willing to share?3 unread / 3kristilabrie, March 19
access to webinars5 unread / 5GVR_GAC, March 19
Email to Librarian on check out2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 18
Recovered checked in record2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 11
Generating/Creating Patron Library Cards4 unread / 4IBC-Brussels, March 10
GHA TinyCat not accessible5 unread / 5timspalding, February 17
Best way to check books back in?10 unread / 10NeedleChasers, February 16
New Feature: Admin Users!25 unread / 25kristilabrie, February 16
Change pricing plan5 unread / 5kristilabrie, February 14
changing circulation status from OVERDUE to MISSING automatically2 unread / 2kristilabrie, February 13
Change account type4 unread / 4Malachicasuse, February 11
Default covers3 unread / 3ocrhdlg, February 7
Patron login6 unread / 6kristilabrie, February 2
Adding Patrons3 unread / 3dsarrazolla, February 1
Display LCC number on TinyCat2 unread / 2BibliotecaJosepCosta, February 1
Recently Added books not showing up in catalog25 unread / 25kristilabrie, January 22
Summary option8 unread / 8SandraArdnas, January 18
Full Circulation Feature Not Working Properly4 unread / 4kristilabrie, January 18
Will TinyCat do what we need?3 unread / 3kristilabrie, January 16
Update: Sending Checkout Reminders & Overdue Notices24 unread / 24kristilabrie, January 16
setting up a new check out system6 unread / 6kristilabrie, January 12
How to I check in returned books?5 unread / 5kristilabrie, November 2023
Short term loans2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2023
Set as 'not available' a specified Collection in TinyCat4 unread / 4kristilabrie, November 2023
Error in making my Private catalogue Public2 unread / 2TothFamily, November 2023
Library of Congress Subject Headings2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2023
Error 4036 unread / 6kristilabrie, November 2023
Barcodes: bulk-adding in specific order2 unread / 2kristilabrie, October 2023
Change TinyCat display2 unread / 2kristilabrie, October 2023
No books visible in TinyCat5 unread / 5kristilabrie, October 2023
What happened to my home screen?4 unread / 4HeidiSmallThings, October 2023
Circulation rules in Tiny Cat24 unread / 24lcslionslibrary, October 2023
Customizing Item Check Out Email4 unread / 4DRCOM, October 2023
Is It Possible to Left Justify Welcome Text3 unread / 3DRCOM, October 2023
Allowing patrons to view my tiny cat library…3 unread / 3kristilabrie, October 2023
Retrieve Patron's checkouts after changing spelling2 unread / 2kristilabrie, September 2023
Tiny Cat is down?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, September 2023
no way to delete personal tinycat account yourself anymore?4 unread / 4kristilabrie, September 2023
Linking to List of Links2 unread / 2kristilabrie, September 2023
Tracking usage by number of clicks on a page6 unread / 6UUC, September 2023
Books with Genres listed as 'No Genre'10 unread / 10kristilabrie, September 2023
Library Browsing2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2023
Private books show in tinycat6 unread / 6kristilabrie, August 2023
Please help: Author name order?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2023
TinyCat email notices6 unread / 6kristilabrie, August 2023
Amazon Smile6 unread / 6gilroy, August 2023
Best way to enter multivolume sets?8 unread / 8vthp, August 2023
Links open on a new tab3 unread / 3UUC, August 2023
ISBN's & dupicate book copies6 unread / 6MarthaJeanne, August 2023
Allowing 'On Hold"4 unread / 4kristilabrie, July 2023
26 records entered in LT 7/20/2023 not in TinyCat12 unread / 12DRCOM, July 2023
Dewey using F AUT (first 3 letters of author's last name)4 unread / 4fairmountlibrary, July 2023
Ask About Button Email Notification4 unread / 4kristilabrie, July 2023
Ask About button2 unread / 2kristilabrie, July 2023
Unable to edit books' circulation and record4 unread / 4Glacierhills1200, July 2023
Flagged Patron Pop Up2 unread / 2kristilabrie, June 2023
Unable to get hold option to appear3 unread / 3kristilabrie, June 2023
reaching the limit6 unread / 6kristilabrie, June 2023
Searching Active Transactions by Status3 unread / 3UnityChurch, June 2023
Bulk data import/check/missing for existing catalog6 unread / 6gilroy, June 2023
'Ask About' Button Automated Notifications to Admins Not Working after LibraryThing Account Email Change2 unread / 2kristilabrie, June 2023
Multiple Check outs on same date9 unread / 9kristilabrie, May 2023
Multiple “locations” for available books.2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, May 2023
Reading Levels2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 2023
Adding notes field to overdue book report?5 unread / 5kristilabrie, May 2023
It's TinyCat's 7th Birthday! (Give us your "books & cats"!)38 unread / 38kristilabrie, May 2023
Barcode 35866 unread / 6kristilabrie, May 2023
reinstating an account?4 unread / 4OlympiaBonsaiClub, April 2023
Two Libraries3 unread / 3kristilabrie, April 2023
Patron data -3 unread / 3CBCLivingLibrary, April 2023
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