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Carroll Community College Library Policies


  • CCC students, faculty and staff who present a valid CCC ID card or photo ID may borrow up to a total of 12 items.
  • Carroll County Public Library cardholders and Hoover Library cardholders in good standing, who present a library card or photo ID may borrow up to a total of 6 items.
  • No late fines are charged, with some exceptions. The borrower is responsible for the replacement cost of lost items.

Lost or Damaged Items

  • Borrowers will billed for the replacement cost of lost or damaged materials.
  • Patrons who return library materials with damaged or missing labels, barcodes, or security pockets will be charged a $5.00 processing fee, plus any additional costs needed to restore the item to its original condition. If the item is determined to be damaged beyond use, the patron will be billed the full replacement cost of the item in addition to the processing fee.
  • Patrons who have paid to replace a lost item are not eligible for a refund if the item is returned more than one year after the due date.
  • CCC cardholders, and cardholders from other libraries, are ineligible to borrow additional materials if they have charges over $10.00 on their account.

Loan Periods

  • Materials may be borrowed for 21 days. Ten renewals are permitted. Some restrictions may apply.
  • Reserved textbooks, anatomical models, and DVDs, may be checked out by CCC cardholders for 4 hours and must stay in the library.
  • Calculators and laptops may be checked out by CCC patrons for 4 hours and may leave the library.
  • Reference books, newspapers and magazines may only be used in the library.


  • Calculators are loaned for 4 hours at a time. A limited number of calculators are available for 3 week loans on a first come, first served basis.
  • Fines of $0.10 per hour are charged on overdue calculators, for up to three weeks.
  • A calculator that is not returned after six weeks is considered lost. Borrower will be billed for the full replacement cost of the calculator.
  • A fine of $20.00 will be charged for a lost calculator that is returned in good, working condition within 90 days of the original due date.
  • Patrons with calculator charges will be unable to borrow additional library materials until all fines are paid. Repeat offenders may be prohibited from borrowing calculators in the future.