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First-Year Students: Circulation (Check Out)


Welcome First-Year Students!

The library is here to help and can assist you with:

  • Using the Catalog       

    • Find books in a variety of subjects: Aviation, Biblical, Biology, Business, Engineering, History, Literature…the list goes on and on.

    • Got a little down time and want some leisure reading? Look no further! The library has Christian Fiction, General Fiction, and even award winning juvenile fiction for the young at heart.

  • Searching the Databases

    • Need scholarly resources? The library has 100+ databases available to you!

  • Reference Questions

    • Ask us anything, really!

  • Accessing the Reserve Books

    • You will probably use these books at some point, ask about them at the circulation desk.

  • Textbooks on Reserve 

    • ‚ÄčThere is a service provided for students where core textbooks are available for in library use only. 

  • Requesting InterLibrary Loans

    • We don’t have it? We’ll try our best to help you get it.

  • Staying caffeinated with our FREE coffee bar

    • Coffee, Coffee, Coffee….


Loan Periods



(2 max)



Max Items


3 weeks

1 week

As indicated by reserving professor

Library Use




Overdue or Lost Items

Remember to return your books on time. If library fines are owed, a hold will be placed on your account. You will not be able to register for the next semester until the fines are paid. Grades and transcripts will also be held (including diploma, if applicable).



Circulating items

10 cents/ day

InterLibrary Loan

50 cents/ day

Reserve Materials

50 cents/ day

Lost Item

Cost of item plus

$10 processing fee


Current Hours

Margaret Estes Library Hours 


Sunday 3 PM - Midnight                                                                                                                                                                      
Monday - Thursday 8 AM - Midnight
Friday 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday Noon - 8 PM


Monday-Friday            8 AM - 5 PM


My Library Account

Log in to your Library Account to access your account summary (due dates, fines, checkout history, etc.).

You may also place a hold on an item that is currently checked out. When the item is returned, you will receive an email notice that the item is available for pick up at the circulation desk. Items will be held for one week before being returned to the circulating collection.

Go to the library's catalog homepage here. In the top right corner click on Log in.

library account homepage