Borrowing and Renewals – East Campus Library

Find Books & eBooks
Find Articles
e-Journals by Title
Databases (A-Z)
Databases (Subject)
Citing Sources
EasyBibGuides & Tutorials
New Books
Print Journals in the Library

Interlibrary Loan
Laptop Loan
For Faculty

Departments and Staff

Library Circulation Desk

Reference Desk

Black Hawk College – East Campus
Gust E. Lundberg Library

26230 Black Hawk Road
Galva, IL 61434

Borrowing Privileges
A current East Campus library card is required to borrow materials from the library and use materials in the reserve collection. Current East Campus students, faculty and staff may apply for a library card at no charge at the Circulation Desk with a photo ID. Please feel free to ask us about other ways to get the resources you need.

New BooksLoan Periods

  • Books from the general collection = 3 weeks; 10 books, limit of 3 items in a subject area; DVDs = 7 days, limit of 3.
    Renewals are permitted if not requested by another patron.
  • Reserve items = 3 hour, library use only, or 24 hour overnight
    (determined by the faculty member teaching the course)
  • Reference materials may be available for 24 or 48 hour loan with permission from the librarian.
  • Periodicals [except for the most recent issue] are available for 7 day loan.

Returning Items
Materials can be returned at the Circulation Desk.

Late Fees and Payment of Damaged or Lost Items

  • Overdue library books do not usually accrue fines.
  • Overdue DVDs are $1 per day up to $20.
  • Items borrowed from other libraries may accrue fines determined by the lending library.
  • Lost items = replacement cost + $10 processing fee.
  • Damaged items = assessed according to extent of damage.
  • Lost cards: The patron is responsible for all materials checked out to his/her library card. A lost card should be reported immediately. Cost to replace a lost card is $1.

Fines and bills for lost or unreturned items will be attached to the student account at the end of the semester. A library card with delinquent fines or bills cannot be used to borrow materials from the East Campus Library or other libraries in the RSAcat system.