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Equipment such as laptops, calculators, headphones, and chargers
Books, including course textbooks, non-fiction and fiction books
Mulitmedia, such as DVDs
Your SVC ID card is your library card. Current SVC students, faculty and staff may obtain a library barcode at the Circulation Services desk. (On MV campus, get Student IDs at Student Services. On Whidbey campus, get Student IDs at the the library)
You can borrow circulating materials from either the Mount Vernon or Whidbey Campus Libraries of Skagit Valley College.
You can obtain an ID and password for remote (off-campus) access to other electronic resources, such as such as EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier, and ProQuest Direct.
You can also request materials from other libraries through InterLibrary Loan Services, available at the Reference Services desk.
Students at other Washington State community & technical colleges and Western Washington University have borrowing privileges at the SVC library at no cost. They must present a current student id card or proof of current registration.
Community members in Skagit, Island, or San Juan Counties may purchase an annual library card for $20. This card allows community members to borrow books and other library materials.
Vary according to the type of material borrowed.
Here are loan periods for the most commonly checked out items:
Two additional 21-day periods.*
Two additional 21-day renewal periods.*
CDs, Videos and DVDs
Two additional 7-day renewal periods.*
Renewals allowed, in-person only, based on availability.**
Library use only laptops
Three additional 4-hour renewal periods.*
* Items are renewable unless someone else has requested them.
** Only currently-enrolled SVC students may check out student laptops. SVC staff and faculty please contact SVC Library for more information about available technology.
How to Renew:
Online (EXCEPT technology and reserve items): sign into your library accountin OneSearch using you SVC email and password
In Person: Bring items to the front desk in either campus library during open hours
Call: 360.416.7837(MVC) / 360.378.5322 (WIC)
Note: Items that have been requested by other patrons cannot be renewed
Overdue Materials, Replacement Bills and Library Fines
Patrons are responsible for all replacement costs of items not returned or damaged. It is advised that you do not check materials out for anyone other than yourself.
Students will receive overdue/replacement cost notices and overdue notices via their college email account. Community borrowers receive notices via the email address that was given during sign up.