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Check Out and Renew Library Books

Check Out and Renew Library Books
Summary: Information about checking out library books, including how many items can be checked, borrowing time, overdue fines, and renewal
How to Check Out Library Items
You must always have your A-B Tech photo ID with you in order to check anything out of the library. There are no exceptions to this.
Item Limit and Check Out Length
For curriculum students, faculty, and staff:
General Collection Books No limit Two-week check out One renewal
Feature Films Two DVDs One-week check out No renewal
Audio Books Two audio books One-week check out One renewal
Three magazines
(except current issues)
One-week check out No renewal
Reserve Items  
Check-out period
set by instructor
No renewal
Continuing Education students and Community Patrons
Students in a Continuing Education program are limited to five general collection books for two weeks.
Overdue Fines
Books 10 cents per day
Magazines 25 cents per day
Media 50 cents per day

Reserve Materials

Fines vary depending on loan period
You can renew books at the circulation desk in the library or online through the library catalog. You don’t have to bring your books with you to renew them in person.
To renew books online, go to abtech.edu and click "Library" at the top of the page. On the "Library" page, click "Renew Items," and follow the directions on this page to renew your items online.
If an item is already overdue, you won’t be able to renew it online. Also, you can renew books and audio books one time if there are no hold requests. All other library materials are not renewable.
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