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:

Folio Seattle
Victoria Quakers

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Pinned — TinyCat's Belated Birthday Giveaway!3 unread / 3kristilabrie, Friday 11:08am
Pinned — Latest Features and Improvements to TinyCat18 unread / 18SeattleMetaphysical, August 2021
Design homepage with subject listing6 unread / 6bnielsen, April 27
Is It Possible to Change the Default Sorting of a Collection?3 unread / 3kristilabrie, April 25
Deleting my account/payments2 unread / 2kristilabrie, April 22
How can I add other peoples books to collections3 unread / 3SandraArdnas, April 21
Report with Return date listed4 unread / 4kristilabrie, April 18
Patron Individual Lending Activity Report - Call number issue7 unread / 7SunnysideCC, April 18
Happy 6th Birthday to TinyCat!11 unread / 11kristilabrie, April 6
Periodicals2 unread / 2Keeline, April 4
Item Agg Leading Activity report : Items with no collections.2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 31
Lists in the Admin pages2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 28
Cataloging duplicate copies3 unread / 3HH_Library, March 15
Unable to catalog4 unread / 4kristilabrie, March 14
Need help remembering book!2 unread / 2Petroglyph, March 13
Cataloging / Barcodes9 unread / 9kristilabrie, March 11
Change account type2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 11
Choosing between different versions in "Add Books"10 unread / 10MarthaJeanne, February 22
Tiny Cat Custom status--won't delete6 unread / 6kristilabrie, February 7
New Books!!!4 unread / 4MarthaJeanne, February 7
Download my library2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, January 27
Series title in other language3 unread / 3ECCClibrary, January 20
Adding multiple barcodes /duplicate copies to a record16 unread / 16St_Nicholas_Library, December 2021
New account for specific publisher inventory?3 unread / 3gilroy, December 2021
Instructions for Patrons2 unread / 2kristilabrie, December 2021
New Feature: Admin Users!10 unread / 10kristilabrie, December 2021
Support Phone Number?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, December 2021
New to Tiny Cat - schools3 unread / 3lorett01, December 2021
Where to mail check4 unread / 4kristilabrie, December 2021
ordering barcodes2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2021
comprehensive report does not list all titles2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2021
Patron Import1 unread / 1livingbookslibraries, November 2021
Barcodes3 unread / 3Keeline, November 2021
diacritics19 unread / 19MarthaJeanne, November 2021
Editing Series for a book10 unread / 10ptalibrary, November 2021
Update: Sending Checkout Reminders & Overdue Notices20 unread / 20kristilabrie, November 2021
problems adding new books4 unread / 4Keeline, November 2021
Genre search9 unread / 9kristilabrie, November 2021
Circultion4 unread / 4kristilabrie, November 2021
Cover image is rotated17 unread / 17MarthaJeanne, October 2021
Inexpensice library cards for users3 unread / 3Denbo.Library, October 2021
Recovering "Recently Added" module onto Dashboard3 unread / 3ptalibrary, October 2021
Searching5 unread / 5lesmel, October 2021
Switching between different LT catalog pages of same book3 unread / 3ptalibrary, October 2021
Canadian toy libraries?1 unread / 1shuswapccrr, October 2021
Suggestion: RSS for TinyCat Libraries Pointing Back to TCat7 unread / 7kristilabrie, October 2021
Cuecat Scanner for circulation3 unread / 3livingbookslibraries, October 2021
Request: multiple copies of a title recognized in TinyCat7 unread / 7kristilabrie, October 2021
test3 unread / 3kristilabrie, October 2021
test1 unread / 1kira059, October 2021
202110141 unread / 1kira059, October 2021
Starting From Scratch...with 2500 books7 unread / 7chapelcitychurch, October 2021
New Lad in this Group2 unread / 2kristilabrie, October 2021
aa1 unread / 1Gerand, October 2021
Search bar brings no result, but book has been entered4 unread / 4RPCA, October 2021
Searching for what a patron has previously borrowed6 unread / 6kristilabrie, October 2021
Home page links not wrapping consistently on cell phone screen8 unread / 8livingbookslibraries, October 2021
Tracking Book Usage within the Library4 unread / 4kristilabrie, October 2021
Scanner3 unread / 3Bethel_BC, September 2021
Marc record import problems2 unread / 2SandraArdnas, September 2021
Investigating TinyCat5 unread / 5kristilabrie, September 2021
This account is currently disabled. Please contact the library for more information.7 unread / 7RichfieldUMC, August 2021
Report "Items Not Lent" not working2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2021
Common practices on making TinyCat available to users2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2021
Newly added books not showing on TinyCat searches7 unread / 7CSTJ-Library, August 2021
No Results6 unread / 6kristilabrie, August 2021
connecting patrons to tinycat4 unread / 4kristilabrie, August 2021
Payment using a credit card???2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2021
Custom-mapping the barcode field when importing MARC records to LT2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2021
Patron Status: Flagging Patrons2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2021
Media numbers3 unread / 3vangogan, August 2021
Patron notifications3 unread / 3UnityChurch, July 2021
"Other call number system" query9 unread / 9kristilabrie, July 2021
Making logo on homepage bigger4 unread / 4kristilabrie, July 2021
Patron name is "noname" when placing a hold.6 unread / 6kristilabrie, July 2021
Printed Music -4 unread / 4norabelle414, July 2021
Unable to create links for specific searches2 unread / 2kristilabrie, July 2021
Editing a catalog entry7 unread / 7SandraArdnas, July 2021
Import custom fields from proprietary catalogue10 unread / 10chandsaker, July 2021
Multiple Copies of the same item7 unread / 7kristilabrie, June 2021
Library of Congress Call Number in TinyCat4 unread / 4wademlee, June 2021
Printing Library of Congress LC spine labels6 unread / 6MarthaJeanne, June 2021
TinyCat with cloudLibrary?5 unread / 5The.New.Institute, June 2021
Feature Request: Allow patron self check in of materials2 unread / 2kristilabrie, June 2021
Adding Patrons6 unread / 6Saranam, June 2021
Check in/Check out4 unread / 4Saranam, May 2021
How do you change the classification from Library of Congress to Dewey2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 2021
How do you let people place holds when items are checked out, at the same time, on tiny cat?18 unread / 18kristilabrie, May 2021
Patron cancel hold2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 2021
Best practices for displaying a journal collection?8 unread / 8H.C.P., April 2021
Tips/Advice for a future TinyCat library?1 unread / 1StrayerUni, April 2021
Collection Management3 unread / 3Sammeh_Sama, April 2021
Monthly statistics2 unread / 2kristilabrie, April 2021
Circulation rules in Tiny Cat17 unread / 17kristilabrie, April 2021
You do not have access to edit information for this patron4 unread / 4kristilabrie, April 2021
multiple identical books8 unread / 8kristilabrie, April 2021
TinyCat Turns Five Next Month: Let's Celebrate!9 unread / 9kristilabrie, April 2021
Tags are not working in TinyCat3 unread / 3woodschool, April 2021
Importing existing barcodes10 unread / 10kristilabrie, March 2021
Suggestion: Allow Sort by Call Number5 unread / 5ptalibrary, March 2021
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