Lansing Community College Library
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Library of Things

Check out items that support well-being, academic pursuits, and lifelong learning.

Borrow from the Library

Who Can Borrow | How to Check Out Items | How Long Can I Keep an Item | Returning Items | Renewing Items | Fines and Fees

Who Can Borrow

  • LCC students, faculty, and staff
  • Members of the LCC Alumni Foundation

How to Check out Items

  • Take the item you want to check out to the 2nd floor Help Zone
  • Show a photo ID such as a StarCard, driver's license, state ID, or passport to library staff.
  • You may have up to 25 items checked out at any one time.
  • Course Reserves can be found at the 2nd floor Help Zone and must be returned to the Help Zone. You may check out up to 3 reserve items at a time.

How long can I keep an item

Library items have the following loan periods:

  • Books: 28 days, two renewals
  • Laptops: one semester, 2 hours, no renewals (for current students only. In library use laptops are available for Alumni)
  • MeLCat (print): 28 days, one renewal
  • MeLCat (some AV items): 14 days, no renewals
  • Course Reserves: 2 hours, 48 hours, 1 week
  • Interlibrary loan Items: varies by institution

How to Return Items

You can return books in the dropbox on the first floor of the TLC Building near the Capitol and Shiawassee entrance. You can also bring the books to the 2nd floor Help Zone. If you are returning a laptop, please bring it to the 2nd Floor Help Zone.

How to Renew Items

To renew a book, call the Library Help Zone at 517-483-1038.

Fines and Fees

In an effort to eliminate barriers to access the LCC Library went fine free in 2021.

  • Overdue fines will no longer be charged.
  • $600,000 + in past overdue fines have been cleared from patron records.
  • Lost and damaged items are still subject to replacement fees.
  • Items more than 28 days overdue are considered billed overdue, you are responsible for the cost of the item unless returned. If the item is returned all fees will be removed.

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Library and Learning Commons

Technology and Learning Center

Downtown Campus
Technology & Learning Center (TLC)
400 N. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

A StarCard is required to enter the TLC building.

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