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HACC Library: Borrow Materials

Learning Commons: Library

Borrowing Materials

Physical materials can be checked out at the main library desk with your HACC ID.

Who can borrow physical materials?

Online materials can be accessed only by current students, staff, and faculty using your HACC username and password. 

Borrowing limits for all material types are listed below.

Borrowing Information


Available in the Learning Commons for same day use or short term and semester loan. Ask at the main desk for more information.

  • Laptops and iPads
  • Calculators and Cameras
  • Charging cables for select devices
  • Anatomical models and other scientific equipment


Books can be borrowed for the following lengths of time:

  • General and Leisure Reading
    • Student/Alumni - 14 Days
    • Faculty/Staff - Semester (Leisure- 14 Days)
  • eBooks
    • Loan period determined by publisher. 

Textbooks can be purchased at the HACC Bookstore



The library has educational and popular media available to borrow.

Print Serials

Current issues are in library use only. Back issues can be borrowed for the following lengths of time:

  • Journals and Magazines
    • Students - 14 Days, 3 item max. 
    • Faculty/Staff - 14 Days, 3 item max. 
  • Newspapers
    • In library use only.

diverse people with a newspaper, computer, and internet symbols

Renewing Materials

An additional 2 week renewal is permitted for general books, media, and leisure reading materials unless the item has already been requested by another user.

To renew material, log in to your library account or contact the library at

Returning Materials

Books may be returned to either the library desk during operational hours or placed in a book drop at each campus. For book drop locations, please see the maps below by clicking on your campus. 

Equipment should be returned directly to the library desk during operational hours.

To return textbook rentals, please contact the bookstore.


Have a question about returning or renewing your item?
When an item is overdue, a text message is sent to the cell phone number listed on the student's account. Students continue to receive overdue email reminders to their hawkmail accounts. 

Students can email with any questions regarding overdue or renewing materials, as well as any damaged or lost items.

In addition, items may be renewed online via your library account. Books can be renewed twice and library equipment can be renewed once. For equipment borrowed through the technology loan program, please contact User Support.

Book Drop Locations

Please click on YOUR campus below to view the book drop location maps. 

The Gettysburg Campus book drop is located outside the door near the Learning Commons.

gettysburg book drop map

The Harrisburg Campus book drop is located in the circle behind the Whitaker building.

harrisburg book drop map

The Lancaster Campus book drop is located outside the Main building next to the Learning Commons door.

Lancaster campus book drop

The Lebanon Campus book drop is available when the building is open and is located next to the lobby door at the top of the stairs on the 3rd floor.

Lebanon Campus book drop map

The York Campus book drop is available when the Leader building is open. It is located outside the Library door inside the Leader Building near the student entrance.

York campus book drop map
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