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Carroll Community College Library Policies

Library Cards (Photo IDs)

  • CCC photo ID serves as both your library card and student ID.
  • Photo IDs are created in the library for students taking credit courses.  Bring a photo ID to the library to get your college ID card.
  • Photo ID hours are:

Monday 12 pm - 8 pm
Tuesday 8 am - 4 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 4 pm
Thursday 12 pm - 8 pm
Saturday CLOSED

  • Students needing a replacement ID must submit a $5.00 fee to the Business Office
  • Only the owner of the ID card may borrow materials. Cards are not transferable.
  • Borrowing privileges may be revoked for those who violate library policies.

Who May Borrow?

  • Students, faculty and staff must present valid CCC ID card or photo ID.
  • Holders, in good standing, of cards issued or accepted at Carroll County Public Library. Library card or photo ID must be presented at check out.
  • Holders of valid McDaniel College ID cards. Valid McDaniel ID or photo ID must be presented at check out.
  • Maryland community college students and faculty with valid college ID card.

Maximum Number of Items & Fines

  • CCC cardholders may borrow up to a total of 12 items.
  • Community users may borrow up to a total of 6 items.
  • No late fines are charged, however the borrower is responsible for the cost of lost items.

Lost or Damaged Materials

  • Borrowers will billed for the replacement cost of lost or damaged materials.
  • Patrons who return library materials with damaged or missing spine 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 $5.00 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 transactions, such as class registration and transcript requests, will be blocked for CCC users with unpaid library bills.
  • Borrower's delinquent accounts may be sent to a collection agency.
  • CCC borrowers will be blocked from borrowing additional materials if they have charges of at least $10.00, or calculator fines, on their account.
  • Community borrowers will have CCC borrowing privileges blocked if they have overdue materials or charges over $10 at their home library.

Loan Periods

  • Circulating materials may be borrowed for 21 days. Some restrictions may apply.
  • Reserved textbooks and materials, and instructional DVDs, may be checked out by CCC cardholders for 3 hours and must stay in the library.
  • Calculators may be checked out by CCC patrons for 4 hours and may leave the library.
  • Laptops may be checked out by CCC patrons for 4 hours and must stay in the library.
  • Reference books and periodicals do not circulate, but are available for use in the library.

Calculator Policies

  • Fines of 25¢ per hour are charged on overdue calculators.
  • Library staff will attempt to reach the borrower via contact information on file. If a calculator is not returned within one week, fines will begin at $10 and increase by $5 per week.
  • A calculator that is not returned after three weeks, is considered lost. Borrower will be billed for the full replacement cost of the calculator.
  • A fine of up to $25.00 will be charged for a lost calculator that is returned in working condition within one year from the original due date.
  • Patrons with calculator fines will be blocked from borrowing additional materials until the fines are paid. Repeat offenders may be prohibited from borrowing calculators in the future.