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William M. Brish Library - Hagerstown Community College: Borrow Materials

Borrow Materials

Circulation Guidelines for HCC Students & Employees

In order to check out materials from any of the library’s circulating collections or reserve shelf, students must present their HCC student I.D. card.
Check-Outs
  • Circulating Books: 15-item limit, three-week check-out.
  • DVD and VHS Tapes: Three-item limit, one-week check-out.
  • Reserve Materials: Two-item limit, 2 hour/2 day/5 day/7 day item check-out, $1 per hour/day overdue, per item.
  • Work-from-Home Laptop Kits: 3 weeks (special arrangements available on a case-by-case basis)
Renewals
  • Two renewals are permitted for circulating books only and must be renewed before the item reaches overdue status.
  • No renewals for DVDs or VHS tapes.
Lost Items

Library items that are 15 weeks overdue will be considered “lost.”

  • A charge of $65 is assessed for each “lost” library item.
  • A charge of up to $65 may be assessed for library materials that are returned damaged.

 

Patron borrowing book

Circulation Guidelines for Community Patrons

An off-campus borrower’s account is available to members of the general public interested in checking out materials from any of the library’s circulating collections. A valid driver’s license or photo identification with proof of current address is required to set up an off-campus borrower’s account.  Washington County Free Library cards may be used for check-out.

Per the college's current Student and Community Fee Schedule, a non-refundable annual fee of $10.50 is charged to out-of-state residents to obtain off-campus borrowing privileges. Out-of-state alumni who graduated more than one year ago may retain their borrowing privileges for a non-refundable fee of $5.25 annually.

Check-outs
  • Circulating Books: Four-item limit, three-week check-out.
  • DVD: Two-item limit, one-week check-out.
Renewals
  • Two renewals are permitted for circulating books only and must be renewed before the item reaches overdue status.
  • No renewals for DVDs.
Lost Items

Library items that are 15 weeks overdue will be considered “lost.”

  • A charge of $65 is assessed for each “lost” library item.
  • A charge of up to $65 may be assessed for library materials that are returned damaged.

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Special Hours & Closures
Campus Closed: 
  • May 27

  • June 19

  • July 4 & 5

Regular Library Hours

M-Th 8 am - 6 pm
Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm
CLOSED weekends

Library Information Desk

 LRC-200
 240-500-2237
 301-393-3681
 library@hagerstowncc.edu
 hagerstowncc.edu/library

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