Borrowing & Renewing
|Regular Loan (books, scores)||
30 days, with these exceptions:
90 days for seniors, graduate students, faculty and staff
|DVDs (Popular Collection)||7 days||$1.00/day|
|Videos (VHS)||3 days||$3.00/day|
DVDs (Academic Collection)
||4 hours, in-house use||$0.75/hour|
|Bound journals, Music monuments||7 days||$1.00/day|
|CDs, LPs, Cassettes||7 days||$1.00/day|
|3-Hour Reserve||3 hours||$0.75/hour|
|3-Day Reserve||3 days||$5.00/day|
Maximum Number of Loans
|Regular Loan (books, scores)||50||99|
|DVDs (Popular Collection), CDs, LPs, Cassettes||10||25|
|DVDs (Academic Collection), Videos, Music Monuments||3||25|
See Library Policies for additional circulation policies, including information about overdue notices, fines, lost materials, etc.
Purchase College students, faculty, and staff who present a valid Purchase College ID card may borrow library materials according to the loan periods specified above.
Visitors with the following affiliations may borrow books and materials from the circulating collection (appropriate identification is required):
- Friends of the Library
- Manhattanville College students and faculty
- Students and faculty from SUNY institutions
- Faculty from WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) institutions
Guests and community members not affiliated with the above institutions do not have borrowing privileges but are welcome to visit us and use library materials on location.
Login to your library account to:
- Renew items online
- Check which books you have on loan
- Place a hold on an item (requires that the item be currently checked out)
Be sure to click on “End Session” when you are finished.
Note that not all fine information will be listed. You may have fines from items you’ve already returned. For questions, or if you are unable to login, please contact the Circulation Desk at (914) 251-6401.