To obtain a student ID, bring proof of registration for the current semester plus an official photo identifications such as a California's driver's license to the circulation desk.
Your DVC student ID is your library card. You can get a free ID card in the library with a black and white picture. If you would like a color photo, you can buy your ID card in the Student life office for $10 (this includes an ASDVC membership).
Books (non reserve books) and audio books: $0.25 per day
Reserve books (3 hour checkout): $0.50 per hour
Reserve books (1 day + checkout): $0.50 per day
Circulating books may be checked out for three weeks; reference books, Special Collections and DVC Archives may only be used in the Library.
Books from CCC or LMC
Books that are not available at DVC might be available from the libraries at Contra Costa College or Los Medanos College. For information about requesting a book to be sent to DVC, see the video below (if you do not have speakers or headphones, turn on closed captioning).
You may also go to either of those libraries and check out circulating books using your DVC Connect Card. You may then return those books at your home campus library and the staff will send them to their proper library home. Please note that this return service is only available for books from the CCC, DVC and LMC libraries.
Books for which there are no "holds" may be renewed a maximum of two times, each renewal for a two week period. Books may be renewed through ALICE, the library online catalog using My Library Record or by telephone (925-969-2610) The renewal request must be made on or before the due date.
To place a hold on a book in the DVC library or CCCC sister libraries, CCC or LMC, watch the short video below. Holds will remain available for you to check out for 10 days.