General Information: (562) 908-3417
Reference Desk: (562) 908-3484
Circulation Desk: (562) 908-3416
Fax Number: (562) 463-4642
Your Rio Hondo Student ID serves as your library card. Simply go to the Circulation desk at the entrance of the Library to activate/update your privileges. This must be done each semester.
Only your Student ID card may be used to check out items, including Reserves.
Checkouts and Renewals
You may have a maximum of 10 items checked out at any time.
One-time renewals are allowed.
To renew library materials, go to the Circulation Desk or call (562)908-3416 on or before the due date.
The Library’s collections include books to check out, reference books, online books, online databases, videos, music CDs, journals, indexes, and microfilm.
Books and CDs: 3 weeks
Short-term loan books: 1 week
Reserve materials such as textbooks: Varies; usually 2 hours use within the library only
Periodicals, Reference books, films, videos and DVDs: Library use only
25 cents per day per item to a maximum of $5.00 per item.
Lost or damaged items are billed as the replacement cost plus $10 processing.
Lost items that have been paid for and then found can be returned for the replacement cost paid, but not the processing fee.
Photocopying & Printers
Black & White copies/prints are 10 cents per page.
Color copies/prints are $1 per page.
You are required to have a Copy Card for all photocopying or printing and may purchase a copy card from the dispenser inside the Copy Center for a dollar (bills only).
The card will come with 50 cents worth of value on it. You may add value to your card at any time.
Change for large bills or bills for coins may be acquired at the Circulation Desk.
Printing from a library computer
Printing from your laptop