For Visitors

The University Library welcomes visitors not affiliated with the University to join our Community Borrowers program. Community borrowers can check out books and media from our circulating collections for up to 30 days.

Visit Hours to find out when we're open and where we're located.

Community Borrowers must be at least 18 years old; children may use their parents' Community Borrowers card with a signed permission form pdf.

Are you a K-12 teacher? Find out more about our services for K-12 educators and students.

Community borrowers are not eligible for:

  • CSU+ or Interlibrary Loan
  • Borrowing a laptop
  • Remote access to electronic resources due to licensing restrictions


Community Borrowers 18+ years old $10 for 3 months
  • SSU and other CSU Alumni Association members
  • SSU volunteers
  • SRJC students and faculty
  • Current California K-12 teachers (public or private)
  • Retired staff
No charge.



  • Community borrowers may check out up to 10 items at any one time.
  • Most materials are loaned for 30 days and are renewable once.
  • Access My Library Account to renew items online.
  • Privileges may be revoked if the borrower fails to comply with Library use policies.