Q: Who can check out materials?
A: CPTC library grants borrowing privileges to:
Q: How do I get a library card?
A: Your CPTC ID card is also your library card.
Q: How many books can I check out?
A: You may check out 5 books at one time.
Q: How many videos and/or DVDs can I check out?
A: You're allowed to check out 3 videos and/or DVDs at one time.
Q: How long can I keep my book, DVD or video?
A: Books may be checked out for two weeks at a time. DVDs and videos may be checked out for three days.
Q: How do I renew materials?
A: Items may be renewed by visiting the library, calling the library, or emailing the library. Overdue items must be renewed in person.
Q: How many times can I renew my books?
A: Books may be renewed twice unless there is a hold placed on the book.
Q: I lost a library book. What should I do?
A: See a member of the library staff so you can make arrangements to pay for the lost book. Until the lost book is paid for, a hold will be placed on your student account.
Q: Do I have to pay to print items from library or lab computers?
A: CPTC students receive 150 free prints per semester. Funds are automatically deducted from your P-counter printing account each time you print. When you have used up your 150 free prints, additional funds can be added to your P-counter account at a cost of 10 cents per page. Add funds to your account at the bookstore, and then bring your receipt to the library circulation desk to have your account updated. More about printing
Q: What are the rules for using library computers?
A: Computer use in the CPTC libraries is in accordance with the CPTC Procedure - Acceptable Computer and Internet Use. CPTC library computers should not be used to access inappropriate content or perform illegal activities as described in the procedure. More about computers
Q: How much does it cost to make photocopies on the library photocopier?