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Glendale Community College Library Updates

Check out a device
See Return a Book or Device for information about how to drop off laptops and other devices.

Check Out a Laptop or Device

Check Out a Device 

Updated June 2022

Beginning Summer 2022, the library will no longer be taking requests for devices. Devices will be only be checked out in-person, on a first come, first served basis.

Library Hours (Spring 2022 | February 22 - June 15)

Monday - Thursday:  8:00AM - 6:00PM

Friday and Saturdays: 10AM - 2PM

Sundays: Closed


Library Hours (Summer 2022 | June 20 - July 31)

Monday - Thursday:  8:00AM - 6:00PM

Friday: 10AM - 2PM

Saturdays & Sundays: Closed

*** Please note: You must follow protocols for visiting campus before coming to the library***


Have another question? You can contact us directly at or leave us a message at (818) 240-1000 Ext. 5586.

Technical Information about Library Laptops & Hotspots

About the Library laptops, iPads, and Chromebooks 

  • Chromebooks and iPads have built-in microphones and cameras. Laptops may not have microphones and cameras.  All webcams have built in microphones. 
  • You cannot download software to laptops or Chromebooks. Contact your instructor if the software is critical to course completion.
  • You can download apps to iPads.
  • You can install apps or extensions in Chromebooks using "portable apps". See instructions here. (Video)
  • Zoom Virtual Backgrounds do not work on Chromebooks or iPads (iPad Air 2's). Laptops by default do not have the ability to use virtual backgrounds. To change this setting, complete the Device Help Form to request access to download Zoom Client on the laptop and allows for Zoom Virtual Backgrounds.
  • Flash must be installed in Chromebooks. See instructions here.

Having technical issues with laptops? Contact ITS HelpDesk.

About the Library Hotspots

  • Up to 15 users at one time can link to this Hotspot.
  • Remember to keep the Hotspot charged.
  • Unlimited data. 
  • Each Hotspot comes with illustrated instructions. 

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