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Borrowing

To borrow or return library materials, visit the Circulation Desk. When the library is closed, there is an outside book return.

Loan Periods

Type of Material Loan Period
 CDs, Circulating Book Collections, Scores  4 weeks
 Videos & DVDs   2 days
 Laptops, Power cords, Desk Reference, Print Reserves   3 hours; In Library Only
 Periodicals, Reference Materials, Software  In Library Only

Library privileges at neighboring college, public and special libraries are available to Susquehanna students through cooperative agreements. Please see a librarian for details, or call the Reference Desk at 570-372-4160.

Renewals

All borrowed materials are eligible for one additional loan period after which the materials must be returned to the Library to avoid overdue fines. Students may renew materials via the Library’s Online Catalog or by contacting the Circulation Desk. 

Renewing materials online requires your SU ID number and a PIN number. PINs are sent by e-mail at the beginning of each semester. If you do not know your PIN number, contact the Circulation Desk at 570-372-4022 or e-mail Stephanie Thomas. All renewed materials must be returned immediately upon recall by another library patron.

Renew library materials online

Request a Hold

Three ways to place a hold on an item checked out by another person:

  • Library Online Catalog
    • Click on “I Need Material” while in the item record of the catalog.
      You need your SU ID number and PIN number to do an online hold request.
      PINs are sent by email at the beginning of each semester.  If you do not know your PIN number, contact the Circulation desk at 570-372-4022 or email Stephanie Thomas.  All renewed materials must be returned immediately upon recall by another library patron.
  • In person, asking the Circulation Desk attendant to place a hold request
  • By phone, calling the Circulation Desk at 570-372-4319

Fines

Type of Material Fine
 Overdue Books  15 cents per day per book
 Overdue Videos and DVDs   15 cents per day per video/DVD
 Overdue CDs and Scores   15 cents per day per CD and score
 Overdue Laptops & Power cords    $1 per day per laptop and power cord
 Overdue Reserve Item   $1 per day per reserve item

Billing

Student library bills are sent to the Business Office at the end of each fall and spring semesters.

Unreturned or Damaged Materials

The replacement & processing fee for unreturned or damaged material is a total of $75:

  • Replacement fee  – $65 per item*
  • Non-refundable processing fee   – $10 

*The replacement fee is refundable if the material is returned.

Contact Circulation:

Circulation Desk – 570-372-4319
Stephanie Thomas, Circulation Assistant – 570-372-4022
Cindy Whitmoyer, Public Services Librarian – 570-372-4459




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