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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

COVID-19 Announcement

  • The library building is closed fall 2020 and we are offering online services.

Library Hours

What are the library hours?

Course Reserve

I am a faculty and how can I put books for my course?

Where can I find the textbook for my class?

Library Card and Circulation

What is my library card number?

How can I checkout a book?

How can I return a book?

Can I renew books?

I have a hold on my library account. What should I do?

Group Study

How can I reserve a study room?

We are doing a group study. Is there anywhere in the library we can talk to?

Where can I get the marker and eraser for using the whiteboard?

Copy and Print

How much is print or copy in the library?

Can I print from my laptop?

How Can I print in the library?


Library Hours

Q: What are the library hours?
A: The library building is closing. We are offering online services. Please check the library website and here the Laney Library Hours

 

Course Reserve

Q: I am a faculty and how can I put books for my course?
A: The library building is closed and textbooks are temporarily unavailable. If you have any question, please send it to Dominique:  ddozier@peralta.edu

 

Q: Where can I find the textbook for my class?
A: The library building is closed and Course Reserves/Textbooks are unavailable. If you have any questions, please send it to (510) 464-3500, or click the Reserves Desk for information
 

 

Library Card & Circulation

Q: What is my library card number?

A: We use the Peralta student ID as the library ID.

 

Q: How can I checkout a book?
A:  The library building is closed and books are not available to check out.

 

Q: How can I return a book?
A: You can drop the book at the dropbox outside the library.

 

Q: Can I renew books?
A: Prior to the due date, you can call (510)464-3499 to renew your books; otherwise, return the book first for another checkout if no one else requests the book.

 

Q: I have a hold on my library account. What should I do?
A: Please contact the Loan Desk (510)464-3499 for it.

 

Group Study

Q: How can I reserve a study room?
A: The study room is available to reserve at Loan Desk with a student ID card.

 

Q: We are doing a group study. Is there anywhere in the library we can talk to?
A: We have the study room that you can reserve, and the third floor is a group study floor.

 

Q: Where can I get the marker and eraser for using the whiteboard?
A: The library has White Boards available in the Study Room and on the 3rd floor. You can check out markers and erasers at Loan Desk.

 

Copy and Print

Q: How much is print or copy in the library?
A: You can print or make copies in b/w, single side at 10¢ per page.

 

Q: Can I print from my laptop?
A: Yes, we have wifi print: online printing || wireless print from a mobile

 

Q: How Can I print in the library?
A: Library computers are available for printing and you need to load funds on your student ID card or purchase a GoPrint card. Pay station and printer are at Loan Desk.

Laney College Library || 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607 || Phone: (510) 464-3497 || Fax: (510) 464-3264