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Checkout Library Materials: Checkout

Everything you need to know to borrow library materials


For questions about: 

  • Borrowing materials
  • Renewing materials
  • Paying fines

Email us:

Calculators & Semester-Long Reserves

If you're looking for information on getting calculators or the few semester-long materials on reserve, please see our Course Materials on Reserve page.

Checkout for Students

What Do I Need to Be Able to Checkout?

  • MJC ID, or
  • Student ID number (W number) and state driver's license, or
  • Student ID number (W number) and other state-issued identification

You can get your free MJC ID card from the Student Development and Campus Life office. 

How Long Can I Checkout Materials?

  • Books: 3 Weeks
  • Journals/Media: 1 Week
  • After that you can renew materials up to two times.

Checkout for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff:
  • You can check out all library materials for up to 6 weeks.
  • We will need to see your picture ID.
  • There will be a replacement cost charged for lost or damaged materials.

Renewing Materials

You can renew materials twice as long as no one else has requested the item.  Please email  the library at in order to renew materials.  

Checkout for Friends of the Library

Become a Friend of the Library to check out materials in the library. Unfortunately, off-campus access to our online resources is restricted to students, faculty, and staff because of contractual obligations. 

Become a Friend now! Simply print, complete, and return the form below.