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About the Library: Borrowing

Borrowing Library Materials

books on a library shelf

Library Cards

An active library card (MCC college ID) is required to borrow Library materials.

For Alumni & Community Members

To receive a Community Member Library card, please request one at the Library Services Desk. You will need a photo id and documentation with a current address.

Loan Periods

  • Books - 3 weeks
  • Videos - 1 week
  • Journals and Magazines -1 week, except the current issue, which is Library Use Only (look for the colored dot on the cover)
  • Museum Passes - 1 week, currently we have two passes to the Manchester Millyard Museum
  • Newspapers - Library Use Only
  • Reference materials - Library Use Only
  • Anatomy Models - Library Use Only


Materials may be renewed by phone or in person on or before the due date.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

For Current Students, Faculty, and Staff

Items that are not located at this Library can be obtained through interlibrary loan from other CCSNH libraries, or libraries within the United States. Interlibrary Loan items may take up to two weeks to arrive. Plan ahead for materials that will be needed for papers and projects.

More information about Interlibrary Loan.


eBooks at MCC Library

Check out this guide to downloading MCC Library eBooks. Search for always available, always free eBooks on our website, 24/7.

Returning Library Materials

Book Drop

There are two book drops in which to return materials:

  • On the side of the Library Services Desk facing the entrance.
  • Outside the Learning Commons entrance. 

Overdue Materials / Replacement Fees

The Library does not charge fines for overdue materials, however, library users will receive several notices about overdue items. Users who fail to return overdue materials after an extended period of time will be billed for replacement of the materials. 

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