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Borrowing Textbooks

Textbooks at the Circulation desk

  • All textbooks being used in classes are available for for use in the library for two hours.  A very limited amount of material may be loaned for seven days.
  • Bring the call number (Ask for help at the reference desk!) and a current validated CUNY ID to the Circulation Desk.
  • Only one item can be borrowed at a time.
  • Holds cannot be placed on textbooks held at the circulation desk.
  • Please return books on time!  Fines: $6 – $15 per item per hour

Textbooks available for borrowing

  • Past editions of textbooks are usually available to be borrowed for one month with one renewal. They are located in the “Textbooks” section diagonally across from the Circulation Desk.
  • Fines are the same as regular loan books:  $.25 per item per day up to a maximum of $20.00
  • Textbooks are not available through CLICS but current CUNY students from other Colleges can come to BMCC to borrow a textbook.
  • Ask at the reference desk for help finding a textbook!