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Library Policies

Lost Library Items

Lost Library Items

The Library charges $50 (each book) or $20 (each DVD title) $ or the replacement cost for lost materials.  This includes books, DVDs or equipment.  There is also a $10 processing fee per item (if a DVD set has multiple disks, then each disk acruees an additonal processing fee).

Payment can be made online through your SCF Connect account or by contacting the Cashier/Fee Payment office.

Damaged Library Items

Damaged Library Items

Patrons assume all responsibility for Library items until they have been returned.  Items which are returned in damaged condition are the responsibility of the patron and an Academic Hold will be placed on your College account until the item is replace or the fine is paid.  If you choose to replace an item, please work with a Librarian when choosing to replace a Library item so that your Academic Hold may be cleared as quickly as possible.

Overdue Library Items

Overdue Library Items

The Library sends out reminder notices by email to your college email, 3 days prior to your due date.  Once a book or DVD is overdue an Academic Hold is placed on your College account and Library privileges will be denied until the item is returned, replaced or the appropriate fine is paid.

If you think you have a hold in error, please call the Library (Bradenton 941-752-5305 or Venice 941-408-1435).

Replacing Library Items

Replacing Library Items

A lost item may be replaced instead of paying the Lost fine and processing fee.  Please work with a Librarian when choosing to replace a Library item so that your Academic Hold may be cleared as quickly as possible.

How to get a Libary Hold Lifted

The library does not charge overdue fees.  When a book is not returned on time, a hold will be placed upon your account and access to online databases and other library privileges will be denied until library materials are returned. 

To determine what library materials are overdue, go to My AccountSign in using your G#. The PIN is the last 4 digits of your G#.

The library charges for lost or damaged materials. If a book is returned in damaged condition, a hold will be placed upon your account and access to online databases and other library privileges will be denied until payment is made. A $3 processing fee is added to the cost of the book for the total charge.

Library Access Services, Supervisor

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