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Library Policies & Procedures: Checking Out Books and Media

Policies and procedures governing the SAC Library.

Checking out Books and Media Items

1. Books and media that can be checked out are located in Room 308 on the third floor of the Moody Learning Center (MLC).

2. To check out items, an individual must have one of the following:

a. A current San Antonio College (SAC), Palo Alto College (PAC), St. Philip's College (SPC), Northwest Vista College (NVC), Northeast Lakeview College (NLC) or Alamo Colleges District ID card.

b. A TexShare Card issued by your public library.

3. The number of items that can be checked out and the loan periods for each ID card is:

  Alamo Colleges
Alamo Colleges
Faculty & Staff
Max Items  

10 items

Any combination of

10 items

Any combination of 

5 items

Any combination of 

Loan Period for PRINT
21 Days 30 Days 14 Days
Loan Period for MEDIA
(DVDs, CDs, Sound)
21 Days 30 Days 14 Days
Yes - 2 Times Yes - 2 Times Yes - 1 Time

4. A book or media item can be renewed. Bring the item along with an acceptable ID card to the Circulation Desk on the third floor in Moody Learning Center or if you have an Alamo College ID, call the Circulation Desk. An item with a "hold" on it may not be renewed.

5. To place a "hold" an item that is checked out, go to the Circulation Desk on the third floor in Moody Learning Center for assistance.

6. Fines and Fees:

    a. The fine for an overdue item is:  Books - $.10 per day per book.    Media - $.50 per day per item. 

    b. The fine for a lost item is the cost of the item plus a $10.00 processing fee. No refunds will be given for paid lost items.

    c. Pay fines in MLC 409 on the fourth floor in Moody Learning Center.


SAC Library

Aivars Norenbergs
San Antonio College Library
1819 N. Main Ave. San Antonio Texas 78212
San Antonio College Library, 1819 Main Ave., San Antonio, TX 78212
Located in the Moody Learning Center (MLC) building, floors 2 - 5
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