Checkout policies

A Bluefield College ID or community patron ID is required for borrowing any materials from Easley Library.

Find loan periods below by patron type.


  • Books – four weeks
  • Videos/DVDs – three days
  • CDs – two weeks

Faculty and Staff

  • Books – six weeks
  • Videos/DVDs – one week
  • CDs – two weeks
  • Equipment – one week

More on Faculty/staff Borrowing

Community Patrons

  • Books – two weeks (five-book limit)
  • All other materials – non-circulating
  • Computers on the mezzanine level can be used for searching the catalog, but access to other computers is not available.


  • Books – $0.10/day (five-day grace period)
  • Videos/DVDs/CDs – $0.50/day (two-day grace period)
  • Reserves – $0.25/hour
  • Interlibrary loan – $0.50/day
  • Faculty/Staff are not charged overdue fines, except for interlibrary loan books; however, replacement fees are charged if something is lost or damaged.

Library Materials Not Returned

  • Lost/damaged – You will be charged a $50.00 replacement charge and fine, or you may purchase the item yourself and give it to the library.
  • Never returned – A $50.00 replacement charge and fine will be placed on your student account, and a hold will be placed on your records in the Registrar's Office.