Visitor Borrowing Privileges

Alumni and Community Borrowers (from zip codes 90045, 90094, or 90293) may purchase borrowing privileges for $100 a year. All other visitors can purchase borrowing privileges for $300 a year.

Books

  • Checkout period: 3 weeks
  • Number of renewals allowed: 2
  • Renewal period: 2 weeks/renewal
  • Overdue fine: $0.25/day
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Books in some collections are subject to separate borrowing rules. For more information see the borrowing policies for the Popular Reading Collection and Curriculum Materials Collection.

You may check your library account to see the status of items checked out, when they are due, fines incurred, and items on hold that are ready to be picked at the Circulation Desk. All library fines and fees are payable by OneCard Flexi Dollars, check, or credit card at the Circulation Desk or online. We do not accept cash for any transaction.

Media

  • Checkout period: 3 hours
  • Number of renewals allowed: 1
  • Renewal period: 3 hours
  • Overdue fine: $1.00/hour
  • Item replacement fee: Variable

Basement journals and basement in house reference books

  • Checkout period: 3 hours in-library use
  • Number of renewals allowed: 0
  • Overdue fine: $0.25/hour
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Checkout Limits

  • Media: Maximum of 1 item at a time
  • Books and journals: Maximum of 10 items at a time

Equipment

Affiliated visitors are not eligible to checkout equipment except for headphones and remotes.

Recalls

Affiliated visitors are not eligible to request recalls. All items checked out are subject to recalls following the library's Recall Policy.