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Circulation Services is responsible for the loan and return of library materials, maintaining borrower records, overdue notices, fines and debt postings, reserve materials, interlibrary loans, and general collection maintenance.

Loan Periods

Loan periods and borrowing guidelines common to all Maricopa Community Colleges

Reserve Material are for 2 hour, library use only.

Newspapers, Journals, and Magazines are for library use only.

Laptop computers are for 4 hour, library use only.

Library Cards

Your Student Identification Card is your library card. These picture ID cards are obtained at the time of registration and are accepted at all Maricopa Community Colleges. IDs are valid for the current semester only. ID cards are not transferable. Borrowers are responsible for any use of their library card, unless reported lost.

Community Borrower Cards

Maricopa County Residents over eighteen years of age who are not currently attending any of the Maricopa community colleges may obtain a Community Borrower card. See the Community Borrower webpage for details on services and restrictions.

Checkout Procedure

Library materials are not rental items, rather they are available for free to checkout for a limited period of time. A current student, staff or faculty ID, or a Community Borrower card, MUST be presented at the circulation counter to checkout ANY item. Student IDs may be obtained at the Enrollment Center.

Return of Materials

Non-Reserve items may be returned to any Maricopa County Community College District Library. GCC book returns are located on the east end of the Media counter, at the west end of Circulation counter, outside the exit door on the west end of the library, and on the curved drive on the east side of the campus. Return reserve materials to the Circulation counter.

Overdues and Late Fees

Overdue and late fee information common to all Maricopa Community Colleges

All borrowers are responsible for lost and damaged library material and will be billed for the cost of the items and processing fee for each item.

All fees owed on unreturned material are posted to the borrower's school record. Failure to receive overdue notices does not remove the responsibility for paying associated fees.

Reserve Material Late Fees

In addition to the cost of the item and the processing fee, past due Reserve items accrue a $10 a day late fine up to 7 days ($70).


Reserve items are a separate collection of specific books, periodical articles, maps, and various media items that are set aside for a particular course and are available for students to use in the library. Items are placed on Reserve by the academic departments and/or individual instructors. They are available for 2 hours, library use only, and may be checked-out, with a current student ID, at the circulation desk. One Reserve item may be checked out at a time.

Interlibrary Loan

Books or copies of articles in periodicals not located in the library may often be obtained from other libraries. This service is free for most requests. Requests are normally filled in seven days from MCCD libraries, but allow a minimum of two weeks for requests outside of the district. The library does not request non-print or media materials. Setting up an interlibrary loan (ILL) account.

Community Borrowers must request interlibrary loans through their local public library.


The library does not generally purchase and/or house textbooks.

Some instructors may place copies of current texts on Reserve for their classes. A current student ID is required to checkout these items.

Check with the campus bookstore and your course syllabus for required and optional textbooks. Access the bookstore's website to determine the text(s) used for your class(es).

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Building: Library Media Center (LMC)
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Reference: (623) 845-3112

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