All CR students, faculty and staff are automatically entered into the library's computer system and have borrowing privileges at the library, as well as the ability to access databases and other electronic resources through the library website from off-campus. Community members may apply for a library card that allows them to borrow library materials for home use. Community members will not be able to access library databases and electronic resources unless they come in to use a library computer workstation.
Books: 3 week loan period
DVDs: 3 week loan period
Magazines: Current issue does not circulate; older issues have a 3 week loan period
Textbooks: 2 hour loan period; late charge $5 per day
Calculators, headphones, and other equipment: 3 hour loan period; late charge $5 per day
Semester loans: Limited numbers of textbooks for certain classes are available for semester-long loans
Laptop Lending Library
For information about computer checkouts, please see the Internet & Computer Use tab of this guide.
Study rooms may be checked out on a first come first served basis, check-outs are for 2 hours at a time,
rooms may be renewed for 1 hour increments after that if rooms are available. Room rentals will be prioritized
for students over community members.
The Library's mission depends on its continued ability to preserve materials for present and future use. Therefore it is library policy that theft and attempted theft shall be treated seriously.Theft or concealment of library materials for purposes of theft are offenses proscribed by California Penal Code § 490.5 and are violations of College of the Redwoods regulations.
Books - $50 per item
Calculators - $120 per item
DVDs - $50 per item
Magazines - $20 per item
Reserve materials - $120 per item
Chromebook - $310 per computer
Laptop computers - $750 - $1420 per computer