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Rancho Cucamonga: (909) 652-6800
Chino: (909) 652-8115
Fontana: (909) 652-7450
Your Chaffey ID can be used to check out library materials:
Books, magazines and journals can be sent to any of our campuses.
Only you can use your library card to check out library materials. Allowances may be made for professors and students/staff with long term disability or illness.
Replacement ID cards can be purchased for $8 at Admissions & Records.
The Library will be offering check-out and pick up services for books from the General Collection at the Rancho Cucamonga campus only. At this time, no equipment and/or textbooks may be checked out.
To borrow a book, go to the library’s homepage at chaffey.edu/library.
Search for a book using OneSearch. Books that say they are “Available Online” are ebooks and can be accessed from your computer. To find a physical book at the library, you can use the filters at the left to narrow your results to “books” Or use the Library filter to narrow your results to Chaffey College Rancho.
Once you’ve found an item that says it is available at the Chaffey College Rancho General Collection, click on it to request. Items from other locations or collections are not available at this time.
Click Sign In. Use your MyChaffey login information. Click Request, then Click Send Request. You’ve now placed a request!
To view your account and any requests you have made, click your name in the upper right hand corner. Check your Chaffey Panther email for a notification that your books are ready and to arrange pick up.
Once your books are ready, come to the Rancho Campus Library during the assigned pick-up times. Please bring your ID and wear a mask.
To renew your books, you may bring your items to the Circulation Desk with your Chaffey ID. You can also renew online from OneSearch. Overnight reserve books must be returned and renewed at their home location.
Note: Due to COVID restrictions, Textbooks and Reserves are not available for check-out at this time.
Textbooks can be purchased at the Campus Store. Visit the Campus Store website to find information on their open hours. Watch this video to see a tutorial on how to search the Campus Store website for your textbooks. Once you have the title, author, and year of the textbook you need, you can search the library's books via OneSearch to see if you can access the book for free through our collection.
Due to COVID restrictions, library textbooks are not available at this time.
Note: Due to COVID restrictions, only the General Collection is available for check-out at this time.
|Collection or Media Type||Loan Period||Fines|
|General Collection||2 weeks, 30 item max, renewable||.25 per day|
|Textbooks and Reserves||1 hour, 2 item max, no renewals||$10 per hour|
|Overnight Textbooks||Overnight, no renewals||$10 per day|
|Magazines/Journals||1 week||.25 per day|
|Videos||In-library use only for the length of the video||N/A|
|Camcorders & Tripods||3 days||$10 per day|
|Reference Books||In-library use only||N/A|
|Headphones, flash drives, SD Card Readers||In-library use only||N/A|
Note: Due to COVID restrictions, Fines will not be accrued at this time. However, late items may result in a block to your account.
Pay your fine
Failure to pay your fines will result in your account being blocked, at which point, you will be unable to register for classes.
*Payment with checks are only accepted under the following conditions:
You can return library materials at any of our campuses at the Circulation Desk. Rancho Cucamonga also has a book drop located in the north-east corner of parking lot #2, next to the library to return materials when the library is closed.
You are welcome to utilize books and other print resources within our library. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide full privileges including, but not limited to, item checkouts, computer use, database use, and group study room use.