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 
'Ask About' Button Automated Notifications to Admins Not Working after LibraryThing Account Email Change2 unread / 2kristilabrie, Friday 9:15am
Multiple Check outs on same date9 unread / 9kristilabrie, May 22
Multiple “locations” for available books.2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, May 17
Reading Levels2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 16
Adding notes field to overdue book report?5 unread / 5kristilabrie, May 12
Best way to check books back in?7 unread / 7PGMBC2023, May 11
It's TinyCat's 7th Birthday! (Give us your "books & cats"!)38 unread / 38kristilabrie, May 9
Barcode 35866 unread / 6kristilabrie, May 1
reinstating an account?4 unread / 4OlympiaBonsaiClub, April 18
Two Libraries3 unread / 3kristilabrie, April 18
Recently Added books not showing up in catalog21 unread / 21MarthaJeanne, April 15
Patron data -3 unread / 3CBCLivingLibrary, April 14
Book status: can I disable this option?4 unread / 4kristilabrie, April 13
Setting Account language6 unread / 6kristilabrie, April 3
E-Book System4 unread / 4kristilabrie, March 24
Printing of barcode labels with labelprinter10 unread / 10kristilabrie, March 24
Customizing Item Check Out Email3 unread / 3ehls, March 21
Test thread: please ignore2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 14
New Feature: Admin Users!19 unread / 19kristilabrie, March 13
Displaying the Summary field from LibraryThing record2 unread / 2lesmel, March 9
Cataloguing in physical world2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 9
Pixel refusal to install4 unread / 4kristilabrie, March 6
Barcodes22 unread / 22ASTribe, March 2
how do I let patrons view ALL THE BOOKS in my library?17 unread / 17SandraArdnas, February 28
Apple per veure el catàleg pel mòvil2 unread / 2kristilabrie, February 26
Can patrons be anonymous borrowers?5 unread / 5communitybiblechapel, February 23
Can We Get a Feature to Increase the Results and Details Font Sizes?12 unread / 12Keeline, February 16
I can see it in my library but can't pull it up to check it out4 unread / 4NAPUBLIB, February 14
New account2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, February 13
Books won't load in TinyCat9 unread / 9kristilabrie, February 3
Circulation rules in Tiny Cat20 unread / 20TAcademyLibrary, February 1
weeding my collection9 unread / 9MarthaJeanne, January 27
ephemera3 unread / 3ulmannc, January 19
New Information Delay18 unread / 18The_Sheila_Jean_LBL, January 19
Downsizing2 unread / 2kristilabrie, January 2
Patron passwords5 unread / 5kristilabrie, December 2022
Item not found error4 unread / 4MarthaJeanne, November 2022
Update: Sending Checkout Reminders & Overdue Notices22 unread / 22kristilabrie, November 2022
weeding my collection1 unread / 1OlympiaBonsaiClub, November 2022
Genre search10 unread / 10kristilabrie, November 2022
connecting patrons to tinycat6 unread / 6kristilabrie, November 2022
Generating/Creating Patron Library Cards2 unread / 2kristilabrie, November 2022
unable to add patrons3 unread / 3kristilabrie, November 2022
How do added Patrons log in and become part of your library?3 unread / 3kristilabrie, October 2022
Books not appearing in TinyCat9 unread / 9kristilabrie, October 2022
Edit Status options7 unread / 7kristilabrie, October 2022
Patron login4 unread / 4kristilabrie, October 2022
Problems with the "Description" section of the TinyCat catalog24 unread / 24LBKennedy, October 2022
How to I check in returned books?3 unread / 3kristilabrie, October 2022
stting language1 unread / 1AFBIBLIOTECA, October 2022
Reference Only Books2 unread / 2kristilabrie, October 2022
Organization to Personal Library5 unread / 5kristilabrie, September 2022
ISBN's & dupicate book copies4 unread / 4kristilabrie, September 2022
PRINTING BARCODES & PATRON BARCODES3 unread / 3ASTribe, September 2022
New to TinyCat - Search function not working12 unread / 12Jamie224, September 2022
TinyCat link not working?7 unread / 7kristilabrie, August 2022
Inactive Patrons2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2022
Summary Emails for Checked Out Items2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2022
Check in/out Improvement: Patron Lending Summaries2 unread / 2KKbGAC, August 2022
Returns screen not refreshing2 unread / 2kristilabrie, August 2022
Need help with patrons3 unread / 3davidawolfe, August 2022
Legacy catalog?3 unread / 3OlympiaBonsaiClub, August 2022
Book covers not showing12 unread / 12InfoChallenges, July 2022
Feature Improvement: Check in/out is now session-based!1 unread / 1kristilabrie, July 2022
How to show multiple copies in TinyCat2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, July 2022
'Ask About' Button6 unread / 6spencernc, July 2022
Disabling checkout button for specific books2 unread / 2kristilabrie, July 2022
Using TinyCat as a portal for weblinks?2 unread / 2VicRML, July 2022
Trouble with catalog link2 unread / 2bnielsen, June 2022
Any way to find out when you changed a book to "Read"?3 unread / 3vangogan, June 2022
Any way to use an API to create TinyCat patrons?18 unread / 18kristilabrie, June 2022
TinyCat's Belated Birthday Giveaway!11 unread / 11kristilabrie, June 2022
Tinycat circulation dates2 unread / 2kristilabrie, June 2022
Tips and tricks for Google Analytics 4 reporting?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, June 2022
Deleting my account/payments4 unread / 4kristilabrie, June 2022
Scanning Out Books / Batches2 unread / 2kristilabrie, June 2022
Starting From Scratch...with 2500 books9 unread / 9Keeline, June 2022
LC sorting in small academic library when not everything has an LC number (or is even a book)6 unread / 6MarthaJeanne, May 2022
Patron accounts2 unread / 2kristilabrie, May 2022
Design homepage with subject listing6 unread / 6bnielsen, April 2022
Is It Possible to Change the Default Sorting of a Collection?3 unread / 3kristilabrie, April 2022
How can I add other peoples books to collections3 unread / 3SandraArdnas, April 2022
Report with Return date listed4 unread / 4kristilabrie, April 2022
Patron Individual Lending Activity Report - Call number issue7 unread / 7SunnysideCC, April 2022
Happy 6th Birthday to TinyCat!11 unread / 11kristilabrie, April 2022
Periodicals2 unread / 2Keeline, April 2022
Item Agg Leading Activity report : Items with no collections.2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 2022
Lists in the Admin pages2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 2022
Cataloging duplicate copies3 unread / 3HH_Library, March 2022
Unable to catalog4 unread / 4kristilabrie, March 2022
Need help remembering book!2 unread / 2Petroglyph, March 2022
Cataloging / Barcodes9 unread / 9kristilabrie, March 2022
Change account type2 unread / 2kristilabrie, March 2022
Choosing between different versions in "Add Books"10 unread / 10MarthaJeanne, February 2022
Tiny Cat Custom status--won't delete6 unread / 6kristilabrie, February 2022
New Books!!!4 unread / 4MarthaJeanne, February 2022
Download my library2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, January 2022
Series title in other language3 unread / 3ECCClibrary, January 2022
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
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