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Library Services

Loan Periods

Item Type Loan Period Renewals Overdue Fine Maximum Overdue Fine

 

Books

 

2 weeks

Each renewal period is 2 weeks; Books may be renewed for up to 10 additional weeks from the initial due date *** $0.20 per day

 

$15

 

CDs

 

2 weeks

Each renewal period is 2 weeks; CDs may be renewed for up to 10 additional weeks from the initial due date *** $0.20 per day

 

$5

 

iPads

 

2 weeks

Each renewal period is 2 weeks; iPads may be renewed for up to 4 additional weeks from the initial due date

 

$2 per day

 

$25

3 hour laptops 

3 hours - library use only

Up to 3 additional hours from initial due time

$1 per hour ** $50

2 week laptops 

2 weeks

Up to 4 additional weeks from initial due date

$2 per day ** $50

Chromebooks

3 hours - library use only Up to 3 additional hours from initial due time $1 per hour ** $50
2 Hour Reserves 2 hours - library use only Up to 2 additional hours from initial due time * $1 per hour ** $75
Overnight Reserves

1 day

0 $2 per day $75
3 Day Reserves 3 days Up to 3 additional days from initial due date $2 per day $75
1 Week Reserves 7 days Up to 1 additional week from initial due date $2 per day $75

Calculators

2 weeks

Up to 4 additional weeks from initial due date

$2 per day

$25

Loan periods count days the library is open and do not include holidays. Example: 2 weeks is 14 open days.

 * 2 hour reserves may only be renewed if another copy is available.

** Or any portion thereof.

**Reciprocal and Alumni borrowers may renew items for an additional 2 weeks provided there are no holds on item.

Loan Limits

  • Students may borrow up to 10 items.
  • GCC employees may borrow up to 30 items.
  • GCC retirees may borrow up to 10 items.
  • Alumni and Reciprocal borrowers may borrow up to 5 regular circulating items.
  • 3 reserve items may be borrowed at one time.
    • Reciprocal borrowers may only use reserve materials in the library only.
    • Overnight, 3-day, and one week reserve items do not circulate to reciprocal borrowers.
    • Students must wait 1 hour in between checking out the same reserve book.
  • iPads, laptops and calculators are limited to 1 item each per patron checkout.

Fines

  • Overdue fines are charged for any items returned after the due date or time.
  • Overdue fines are calculated only for the days the library is open.
  • If you have $2.00 or more in fines, you will be blocked from borrowing and/or renewing books, technology, or other items until your fines are paid.
    • In-Library use only reserve items may be borrowed with fines over $2.00. 
  • If fines reach $10.00 or more, they will be posted to your MyGCC account.
  • Currently, the library accepts payment by cash or check only.

Lost and Damaged Items

If any materials are lost or damaged, you are responsible for paying all of the following:

  • The item’s replacement cost
  • A $10 processing fee
  • Any overdue fines

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