Library Check-out Policies

A Bluefield College ID or Community Patron ID is required for borrowing any materials from Easley Library. Loan periods are as follows:

Students
  • Books - 4 Weeks
  • Videos/DVDs - 3 Days
  • CDs - 2 Weeks

Faculty/Staff
  • Books - 6 Weeks
  • Videos/DVDs - 1 Week
  • CDs - 2 Weeks
  • Equipment - 1 Week

Community Patrons
  • Books - 2 Weeks (5-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.

Overdues
  • Books - $0.10/Day (5-Day Grace Period)
  • Videos/DVDs/CDs - $0.50/Day (2-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.