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 within one year of the paid date 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.
All photocopying or printing is now handled via MyPrint using your AccessRio account. Money may be added to your account using the Bill Loader (for cash) in the Copy Center, or by using the myprint.riohondo.edu website and a Credit/Debit card.
Change for large bills (no larger than $20) for smaller bills to use with the Bill Loader may be acquired at the Circulation Desk.
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