Library How-Tos

Answers with Amy | Click through to see how-to videos based on our most frequently asked questions

Amy explains Read Okaloosa, the county library co-op's website and how to use it to find and place books on hold. 

Amy shares how to create and edit booklists on as well as how to navigate the curated booklists on the Destin Library website. 

Amy demonstrates how to sign up for the Destin Library's online resource Beanstack. Beanstack is a platform used for virtual events and programs as well as tracking independent reading. 

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Curbside Pickup

The Destin Library is offering Curbside Pickup. Please place materials on hold through the online catalog for curbside pickup. To place holds visit the Read Okaloosa Website and log in to your online catalog account using your library card number and PIN. When you receive a notification that your items are ready for pickup, come by the library M-F 9am-4:30pm and call 850.837.8572 for a staff member to bring you your items.

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Learn Something New!

Your library offers four fantastic online learning platforms for learners of all ages:

BrainFuse HelpNow is a tutoring and homework help site for K-12 students. Learners can practice existing skills, chat with a live teacher, submit writing samples for professional proofreading, and more!

BrainFuse JobNow is a resource site for adult learners and jobseekers. The professional resume lab, skills assessments, test prep, and interview coaching will help you land on your feet and hit the ground running.

Universal Class is a self-paced video learning platform with more than 500 available courses. Whether you want to learn how to budget, pick up a new hobby, or develop new professional skills, Universal Class has something for everyone.

Transparent Language is a great tool for exploring new languages. It features over 100 language courses, including a wide selection of English courses for non-native speakers. Their KidSpeak courses are perfect for keeping students on track with their foreign language classes, too!