Have a question? Contact us at:
Rancho Cucamonga: (909) 652-6800
Your Chaffey ID can be used to check out library materials:
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.
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.
You may look for your class textbook in OneSearch or contact the Circulation staff for assistance and further instructions on how to borrow a textbook.
|Collection or Media Type||Loan Period|
|General Collection||2 weeks, 10 item max, renewable|
|Textbooks and Reserves||1 hour, 2 item max, renewable (if there is no one waiting)|
|Overnight Textbooks||Overnight, no renewals|
|Videos||In-library use only for the length of the video|
|Camcorders & Tripods||3 days|
|Reference Books||In-library use only|
|Headphones, flash drives, SD Card Readers||In-library use only|
You can return library materials in the Rancho campus at the Circulation Desk. You can also use the book drop located in the north-east corner of parking lot #2, next to the library to return materials when the library is closed.
In order to checkout a study room, the following guidelines must be observed:
By signing in to use a Study Room, you understand that you are responsible for the conduct of persons using the room while checked out under your name. Any violations will result in removal from the room and may also result in loss of checkout privileges for rooms and disciplinary action.
You are welcome to utilize books within our library. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide full privileges including, but not limited to, item checkouts, computer use, database use, and study room use.