Welcome to the Library! We are open, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8am - 4pm and 8am - 6pm on Tuesday. We are available remotely on Friday, feel free to contact us at email@example.com from 9-12.
Only items located in the Seattle Central College Library collection are available for request. You can request books, magazines, DVDs, videos, and CDs.
Overdue fines are temporarily suspended. However, overdue items are subject to a replacement cost fee. All items overdue beyond 7 days will result in a replacement cost. Replacement costs for all items are the cost to replace the item. The Library reserves the right to review this policy on a case-by-case basis. We understand each student's situation is different and the library will work with you to resolve any issues.
The Library will send all notifications by Seattle Colleges' email addresses only. It is the patron's responsibility to monitor their college email.
Who Can Place Holds? Currently enrolled students and currently employed faculty and staff in the Seattle Colleges District can place library holds from the catalog.
All items can be picked up at the circulation desk. Additional pick-up options are available by request as staff time allows. Send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Users can place holds at Seattle College's District Libraries: Central, North, and South College libraries as well as the satellite locations, and
Watch a video on How to Place a Hold for pick up or follow the instructions below.
How the Process Works:
1. Place your holds Request your items via our library catalog.
2. Wait for your pick-up notice When your hold is ready for pickup, you'll receive an email notification from Seattle Central College Library with the subject "Library Pickup Notice".
3. Pick up your hold Items can be picked up at the Circulation desk during the library's open hours.
You will be asked to provide photo identification.
4. Once you pick up the items Most items check out for the entire quarter and will be due back on the last day of the quarter.
5. Time limit on holds Unclaimed items will be returned to the shelves within 14 days of notification. You will need to request the items again if you are still interested in them.
How to Cancel a Hold: You can cancel your holds by logging into your library account or by contacting a library staff at email@example.com.
Electronic Collections: Including ebooks, research databases, and streaming videos are available from the library homepage. Use the Quick Find search box to get started or use the A-Z list of databases.
All current students and employees can access electronic collections from the library homepage. Users will be prompted to enter their MySeattleColleges email address and password to access these resources.
COURSE RESERVES - Textbooks
Until further notice study rooms are available for individual and group use. Students can schedule study rooms online or at the circulation desk. A photo ID or an email account is needed to verify college affiliation.
Library faculty will provide library instruction through in-person workshops, Canvas modules, by embedding in courses, and through reference services. Faculty can contact their librarian liaison or the reference desk to arrange instruction. In Canvas Commons, search for “Seattle Central College Library” to find the nine information literacy modules that you can import into your courses:
Librarians are happy to work with you to customize modules or to construct new modules for your information literacy outcomes. Please contact your liaison librarian to work with us on instruction or Ask-a-Librarian.
This video will walk you through the steps on how to place a hold for pickup at Seattle Central College.