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Learning Commons Services and Resources

Circulation Information

Checking Out Library Materials

  1. A Lone Star College photo ID is needed to check-out all physical library materials, including reserve items. Limits may be placed on the number of materials checked out at one time. For information about the Lone Star College ID, visit our ID, Badges, & Library Card page.
  2. A 14-digit library barcode is needed to check-out or view e-materials and to access the library databases. The library barcode is on the back of your LSC ID card in the upper, right corner, or you can complete this application to request a library barcode.
  3. Reference materials and most reserve items are limited to in-house use by students. To see the items our library has on reserve, visit the Course Material libguide.

Requesting Library Materials (Placing Library items on Hold)

  1. Library items may be requested from any Lone Star College System Library, Harris County Public Library and Montgomery County Memorial Library System with a valid 14-digit library barcode and pin number. The video below gives details on "How to Place A Hold".
  2. Other materials needed by students and faculty may be requested from libraries outside the consortium by requesting them online using this Interlibrary Loan Request Form. 
  3. Requested items can be sent to any Lone Star College library, Harris County Public Library, or Montgomery County Memorial Library for pick up.

Picking up Requested Materials

  1. When library requests are received by the pick-up location, the item(s) will be available for pick up for a period of 10 days. If the item is not picked up within 10 days, it will be returned to its home location.
  2. You will need your Lone Star College ID to check out any library items that you have requested.

Returning Library Materials

  1. All materials may be returned to staff at the Service desk inside the Learning Commons during open hours, or to the book drop located in the foyer of the Learning Commons near the door facing the courtyard and CLA.
  2. Materials borrowed from any Lone Star College System Library, Harris County Public Library, or Montgomery County Memorial Library may be returned to any Lone Star College System Library.
  3. Circulating items checked out from Lone Star College-Kingwood can be returned to any Lone Star College System Library, Harris County Public Library or Montgomery County Library.
  4. Reserve items must be returned to the service desk inside the Learning Commons.

Loan Period and Fines

ITEM LOAN PERIOD RENEWAL TIMES FINE
Circulating Books 2 weeks 2 renewals/2 weeks $0.25 per day, per item
Circulating Videos 2 weeks One 2 week renewal $0.25 per day, per item
2-hr Reserve Items 2 hours use Permission required $0.50 per hour, per item
2-day Reserve Items 48 hours Permission required $1.00 per day, per item
7-day Reserve items 1 week Permission required $1.00 per day, per item
  1.  Each borrower is responsible for all materials borrowed on his/her library card.
  2.  Fines on overdue items are calculated when the item(s) is(are) returned. At Lone Star College-Kingwood, fines have to be paid in full. Partial payment of fines is not accepted. Before paying your fine, check with the Circulation staff at the Service desk in the Learning Commons for the exact fee owed.
  3. If checked out items are overdue, check out privileges are suspended and academic records may be placed on hold until overdue materials are turned in and fines are cleared.
  4. Fines can be paid through the Lone Star College-Kingwood Market Place with a credit card or at the Business Office with cash. Always check with the Circulation staff before paying the fine to verify the amount owed.
  5. The borrower is responsible for any damaged, lost or stolen materials. The charges will be the cost of replacing the item. Check with the Circulation Coordinator for the replacement cost. Payment can be made through the Lone Star College-Kingwood Market Place with a credit card or in the Business Office with cash.

 

Scanning/Printing Materials

Scanning and Printing services are not available at this time.

 

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LSC-Kingwood Library | Ask Us: Kingwood.Library@LoneStar.edu | Reference: 281.312.1693 | Circulation: 281.312.1691 | LIB 100, 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339