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Scarborough Society Borrowing Policy

Scarborough Society Members may borrow library materials with the use of a library card mailed to them by the Foundation Office upon joining the Society. First time users must bring the library card to the Public Services Desk for activation. Members may also use interlibrary loan services free of charge (although overdue fines apply).

Loan Periods

Library Materials Loan Period Overdue Fines
General Collection and all book collections not designated “Library Use Only” 28 days N/A
DVDs, Music CDs, and Audio Books 14 days N/A
Course Reserves Varies by instructor Varies by loan period*
Headphones, webcam
(Library Use Only)
2 hours N/A
Interlibrary Loans Varies by lending library $1.00 per day*
Group Study/Conference Rooms (priority is given to students during fall/spring semesters) 2 hours $1.00/hour*


To avoid overdue/replacement charges, please request renewals online from “My Library Account” or by contacting the Public Services desk (304)876-5421 before the due date.

Renewals for interlibrary loans must be requested through Pat Weber (304)876-5691

For overdue policies and payment instructions, see Borrowing.

*No accrual limit on overdue fines for these items.