Renew Materials

You may renew library materials online.

Or when library opens, by visiting the Circulation Desk. You'll need your library card to renew materials in person.

Limits on circulation, Fees and Bills

Visit the Circulation Desk to:

  • Borrow, renew or return a book
  • Borrow, renew or return a textbook (Delta College Students Only)
  • Ask general directional questions
  • Get help with audio and visual equipment and/or borrow equipment (faculty only)
  • Borrow audio and visual material (Delta College students only)

Goleman Library

Phone: (209) 954-5143

South Campus at Mountain House

Phone: (209) 954-5151 ext. 6080
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Circulation Requirements

To borrow materials from the Library, you will need a Delta College Library Card.

When you borrow or return materials, you should:

  • Keep the receipt; it indicates due dates. To avoid fines, renew items on or before the due date.
  • The return of library items on time is the borrower's responsibility.
  • To prevent inadvertent removal of library materials or theft, a security system monitors the library exit.
  • If the alarm sounds, step back and wait for assistance from library personnel.

Loan Periods (Circulating Collections)

  • Audio Visual Loan Period: Three weeks for circulating A/V materials. 2 hours for instructional DVD and VHS.
  • Book Loan Period: Three weeks to Delta students, staff, faculty, and general public.
  • Skills Express' and 'Careers' Loan Period: Three weeks to Delta students, staff, faculty, and general public. No Interlibrary Loan of these items.
  • Laptops and hotspots: one semester for currently enrolled Delta College students. No renewals.
  • Periodicals: Print periodicals do not circulate

Reserve Room Collection

Reserve Room Loan Periods

Materials in the reserve room have the following loan period:

  • One hour — Library use only.
  • Overnight — Due by 10:00 a.m. the following business day.
  • Two Days — Due any time within two business days.
  • One Week — Due any time within one week.

Reserve Room rules:

  • Only for Delta Students may check-out reserve materials
  • Within the hour the book is due, there is no limit on renewals unless other students are waiting.
  • To check out reserve materials, lookup call number in Onesearch, write down the call number, and go to the Circulation/Reserve Desk.
  • When you are unable to locate a call number in the catalog, go to the Reference Desk for assistance.
  • Keep track of the title and call number; the call number will never change.
  • For assistance, visit a reference librarian at the Reference Desk.