Library & Hub Policies

Borrowing & Loan Periods

Checking Out Materials

All library materials, except selected reserve materials, are on the open shelves. All materials except periodicals, reference, and most reserve materials may be checked out of the library. You may check out up to 20 items at a time.

To check out materials you must present one of the following forms of identification: 

  • a valid MCC ID
  • your Student ID number along with a government-issued photo ID with your current address

Under California Law and in accordance with the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, library patron records and circulation records are confidential. The Library will not disclose any information concerning library user registration or circulation activity to non-library staff, except under legal constraint.

Loan Periods

Materials may be checked out of the library for the following time periods:

Audiobooks 21 days (1 renewal allowed)
Bestsellers 42 days (no renewals)
Books 21 days (1 renewal allowed)
CDs and DVDs 7 days (1 renewal allowed)
Playaway Sets 28 days (1 renewal allowed) 


Periodicals are not available for checkout. Please consult the library's periodical databases or ask a librarian for assistance.All materials are due back by the date on the checkout receipt.