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Overview

  • You'll need a valid photo ID and to be currently enrolled to check out library materials.
  • Checking out items is free! If items are returned after the due date/time, or lost or damaged, you may owe fines.
  • All items, except textbook reserve course materials, may be returned to any Los Rios library. An after hours book return is located outside of the ARC library.

Questions? Call the Circulation Desk at (916) 484-8455

Additional Services

Textbooks

Due Dates and Late fines 

Please check My Library Account to view your due dates on borrowed library materials.

ARC library materials can have different due dates. Most are due back at the end of the semester they were checked out. Materials checked out in Summer 2021 were due back on August 5, 2021. Fall 2021 semester loans are due back on December 16, 2021.

Check Out Periods, Limits, and Late Fines 

Material Type Check Out Period Limits Per Category Late Fines
Circulating Books 1 semester (due the last day of the semester) 12 items $0.25 per day, maximum of $15 per item.
Fines are only charged on circulating items if the item is requested by someone else and you fail to return it by the due date.
Reserves 2 Hour 2 items $1.00 per hour/ maximum of $50
Reserves 1, 3, 7, or 14 Days 2 items $1.00 per day/ maximum of $50
Reserves 1 semester (due the last day of the semester) N/A $1.00 per day/ maximum of $50
Circulating Magazines 7 days 5 items $.50 per day
Circulating CDs 7 days 3 items $0.25 per day, maximum of $15 per item.
Fines are only charged on circulating items if the item is requested by someone else and you fail to return it by the due date.

Failure to return checked out material or non-payment of fines may result in a block on your college record that could affect your ability to register for classes or other college related activities. 

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