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  • You'll need to be currently enrolled and have a valid photo ID to check out library materials.
  • Checking out items from the library is free! 
  •  A book return located outside of the ARC library is available 24/7. Items may be returned to any Los Rios library. 
    • Please return Chromebooks & hotspots directly to the ARC library. 

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

Due Dates 

Login to My Library Account to view due dates for your checked out library materials.

Check Out Periods and Limits 

Material Type Check Out Period Check Out Limit
Circulating General Collection and General Media 21 days (3 weeks)
The first renewal is automatic. After the first renewal you can renew online in My Library Account or in person as needed through the end of the current semester.
12 items
Reserves 2 hours 1 item
Reserves 1, 3, 7, or 10 days 2 items
Reserves 1 semester (due the last day of the semester) 2 items

Overdue, Lost, and Damaged Items

If item(s) become overdue, a block will be placed on your Library account preventing you from checking out additional items.

You may be charged a replacement fee for item(s) that are overdue, lost, or damaged.

Check Out FAQ

Find more information about requesting, borrowing, due dates, lost item policies, and picking up library materials in our Library Materials FAQs.