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Students may keep books for 4 weeks, with 2 renewals as long is there are no holds on the item.
Students may keep DVDs for 3 days.
Laptops are available for 2-hour in-library use. The circulation desk holds your driver's license while you have the laptop.

Students who owe fines or fail to return books on time will be blocked from receiving their grades or registering.

Faculty and staff may keep books for 90 days; popular books for 4 weeks. 

Community users may checkout one book at a time and keep it for 2 weeks with 2 renewals, as long as nobody puts a hold.
DVDs may be viewed in the library.

Community patrons with overdue items or fines in excess of $2.00 will be blocked from checking out further library materials.

Fines and fees

Overdue: $.25 per day 

If an overdue book is recalled, the $1.00 per day charge begins the date the book was recalled.

Failure to return items on reserve:  $.50 per day 

Lost materials: $35 non-refundable processing fee in addition to the cost of replacing the item.


Collection development policy

Technology Nest policies


Athens Campus Library: 706.355.5020 | Elbert County: 706.213.2116  | Walton County: 706.552.0909 | Greene County: 706.453.0536
email: Library Webmaster

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