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Borrowing Books: Check out, Renewal Times, Fines & FAQ's

Here's how to find the book you need, place a hold on it if you so desire, request a book through Interlibrary Loans, check out a book from a participating library with TexShare, and to request that books be shipped to MCC sites away from the main campus.


You'll need your student ID to checkout items.
Item Loan Period Renewals Fines*
Circulating Books Students: 3 weeks

Faculty/Staff: Semester
1 time $0.25 per day overdue. Capped at $10.00 then a Registration Hold is place on your student record and your account is charged the cost of replacements books plus a $5.00 processing fee.
Reference Books Library use only N/A  
Reserves Varies No renewals $0.25 per day/hour overdue. Since checkout periods vary, the fine may be by the hour or day.
Newspapers & Magazines Library use only N/A  
Headphones, Earbuds, & USB phone Charging Cables for iPhones and Androids 4 hours 1 time $0.25 per hour overdue
Graphing Calculators 4 hours 1 time $0.25 per hour overdue
Study Rooms As available. 
Sign in at the front desk.


Webcams 4 hours 1 time $0.25 per hour overdue

FAQS on Checking Out Books

MCC students and University Center students:

I'm a University Center Student.  May I check out books from the MCC Library?

I'm an Alternative Teacher Certification student.  May I check out books from the MCC Library?

How many books may I check out?

How long may I keep a book?

Can I check a book out again if I still need it?

Is there a fine if I forget to return my book on time?

End of semester: Why is my book due back in less than 3 weeks toward the end of the semester?

What happens if I lose a book?

Where do I return books?

Do I have to have my ID to check out a book?

Can I borrow a book from another library?