Borrowing Materials

Changes due to the physical library closure:

  • We are now offering Curbside Pickup for some materials. Learn more on our LibGuide.
  • Staff are working remotely and available to answer emails on weekdays at
  • Library materials can be returned to the metal book drop outside of the library entrance, D126. You can also mail items back to: BC Library Circulation, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007. Please do not return equipment to the book drop.

Use your employee or student ID number to check out materials. A total of 20 items may be checked out at any time.

ItemLoan PeriodFine
Books and Plays21 days (renew for 21 additional days)$.20 per item per day
BC Reads! title7 days (renew for 7 additional days)$.20 per item per day
Magazines and Journals7 days (renew for 7 additional days)$.20 per item per day
CDs/DVDs*3 days (renew for 3 additional days)$.20 per item per day
Reserve Materials and Microsoft Imagine SoftwareVaries by item (no renewals)Hourly loans: $.20 per hour
Daily loans: $1.00 per day
NewspapersDo not circulate-
Reference BooksDo not circulate-
E-Readers (Nook, Kindle)21 days (renew for 21 additional days)$0.20 per day
Laptops4 hours (no renewal)$1.00 per hour
EquipmentVaries by item (no renewals)Hourly loans: $1.00 per hour
Daily loans: $2.00 per day

*Employees can check out CDs/DVDs for 7 days and renew for an additional 7 days

Manage My Account (Renew/Place Holds)

Not sure what items you have checked out and when items are due? You can do this by logging into your library account. Here’s how:Image of Primo Login Option

  1. Visit the Library Account Login Page or click on “My BC Library Account” on the homepage.
  2. Log in with your BC/Canvas username and password
  3. From here, you can:
    • Renew items
    • See which items you have checked out
    • See what fines you have (Note: there is no way to pay fines online)

Note: Requests/Holds are not available while the library is closed.

Interlibrary Loan

Due to budget cuts, we are currently unable to offer Interlibrary Loan. If you have any questions, please contact a reference librarian. We will not be loaning materials to other libraries at this time.


While we are closed, the library laptops are not available. However, the campus is working with groups, internally and externally, for access to computers. Students who wish to check out a laptop should reach out the Associate VP of Student Affairs.


While the library is closed, the e-readers are unavailable. When the library reopens, You will be able to check out Nooks and Kindles. The e-readers come loaded with selected titles, such as BC Reads! titles and some popular fiction.

Microsoft Imagine Software

For students enrolled in specific IT courses, software is available for download at BC’s Microsoft Academic Software Center.

If you have a question about our circulation policies, you can contact Circulation via email and email Media for media-related items, such as cameras.

Last Updated October 14, 2020