Have you had this happen?  You head to the library to pick up your requests and there are TONS of books waiting for you on our hold shelves.  And since you may have been waiting a while for the hot new bestseller, you may only be able to check them out for two weeks until they need to go on to the next waiting patron.  SO frustrating.  And trust me, the library staff feels for you.  It happens to us too! Did you know you can suspend your holds?   The great thing about suspending holds is that you still continue to work your way up the list, but if it is available before you are ready, the book just goes to the next person on the list until your suspend date arrives.  Perfect for if you are going on vacation, or just have way too many books to read... Read More »