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Library cards are good for one semester and are free to SBVC students. Get yours at the Circulation Desk! Please do not lend your library card to others! You will be held financially responsible for everything checked out on your card. A lost card should be reported immediately to the Library so nothing else can be checked out on it. There is a $2.00 charge to replace a lost card, and the following fines apply to books not returned for any reason.
General Collection: The overdue fine is 10 cent per title, per day, and accumulates to a maximum of $5.00 per title.
Reserve Materials: The overdue fine is 25 cent per item, per hour, and accumulates to a maximum of $10.00 per item.
Textbook Bank: The overdue fine is 25 cent per title, per hour, and accumulates to a maximum of $20.00 per title.
General Collection Books circulate for three weeks (21 days). A book may be renewed in person if no one else has requested it. Return all general collection books to the Circulation Desk 1 or to an outside book drop. You may check out 5 general collection books on any one topic, and 15 books total at one time.
Reserve Books circulate for time periods that vary from one hour to 21 days. Return all Reserve or Textbook Bank materials to a Circulation Desk 1 staff member. You may check out a maximum of two Textbook Bank books at one time.
Crafton Hills College general collection books circulate for two weeks and are available to SBVC students via Interlibrary Loan (Note: Time of CHC book delivery to our campus varies significantly and we cannot guarantee a delivery date on your requested book). Order Crafton books at the SBVC Circulation Desk 1, or you may go to Crafton and check out the books onsite with your SBVC Library card.
Reference Books and Periodicals
These resources cannot be checked out of the Library. Photocopy machines are available.
If a title is overdue more than three weeks, we consider it to be lost. In addition to the fine and the replacement price, a $2.00 non-refundable clerical fee will be charged for each lost item.
Please clear up Library fines promptly! If you owe a fine, you will NOT be able to receive your grades or transcripts, obtain a grant or loan, or graduate until the fine is cleared.