Frequently Asked Questions
Do we own current textbooks?
The library does not buy textbooks, however we have some textbooks on reserve. Ask at the circulation desk.
Do I need a library card to check out books?
Yes, your student I.D. is your library card, and is required to check out books.
Can I access the library database from home?
Yes, if you are a current student, remote access
is available through the library homepage.
How many books can I check out?
There is a limit of 5 books.
Can I use the computers in the library?
Yes, if you are searching the online catalog and databases for class research.
Can I use my I.D. as a print card?
Yes, only at computers. Copy machines require exact change.
How do I get my printouts?
Use the print management system located near the copy center.
Can I borrow books from other City Colleges?
Yes, with your student I.D.
Can I renew my library books?
Yes, books may be renewed in person or via phone at (773) 481-8400.