Library

Borrowers

Eligibility

Proof of eligibility is required and is based on the following:

Students

  • Presentation of a valid RCCC identification card
  • Currently enrolled for classes at RCCC

ESL / GED / Pre-College Students

  • Official RCCC identification cards issued by the programs.
  • Completion of the “Student Library Registration Form”

Faculty & Staff

  • Presentation of a valid RCCC identification card
  • Completion of the “Faculty/Staff Library Registration Form”

Community Borrowers

  • Presentation of a valid North Carolina driver’s license (or a valid North Carolina state issued picture ID). We do not accept out-of-state licenses; work ID’s, rent/utility bills, etc.
  • Completion of the “Public Patron Registration Form.”
  • Rowan or Cabarrus county residence.
  • 18 years or older.
  • A one-time $5.00 charge. Lost ID’s will be replaced for an additional $5.00 fee.

Responsibility of Borrowers

  • Borrowers are responsible for library materials charged out to them until they are received by the library
  • Borrowers must present a valid RCCC identification card or Community Borrower card in order to borrow Library material.
  • Borrowers are prohibited by Library policy from lending their library card to others
  • Borrowers are prohibited by Library policy from borrowing library materials for another person.
  • Borrowers are responsible for maintaining current contact information with RCCC and/or the Library.
  • Borrowers are responsible for maintaining a current email address with RCCC and the Library.
  • Borrowers are responsible for notifying the Library as soon as possible of a lost or misplaced card.

The person to whom the card is issued is responsible for its use, including any misuse. Borrowers who abuse Library borrowing privileges may have their privileges suspended. Examples of abuse of library borrowing privileges include but are not limited to delinquency in returning materials by stated due dates, NOT paying replacement bills, NOT responding to recall notices, returning library materials even after replacement bills have been issued, and mutilation or damage of library materials.

Suspension of Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing privileges at all RCCC Campus Library(s) are automatically suspended when: 1) Fines, fees, and replacement costs are due, and/or 2) An item is overdue (including the 5 day grace period).

Confidentiality of Borrower’s Information

Library Borrower records, including circulation records, interlibrary loan records, and database search records, are strictly confidential. RCCC Library(s) adhere to N.C. General Statute 125-19 (2004).

§ 125 19. Confidentiality of library user records.
(a) Disclosure. – A library shall not disclose any library record that identifies a person as having requested or obtained specific materials, information, or services, or as otherwise having used the library, except as provided for in subsection (b). (b) Exceptions – Library records may be disclosed in the following instances: (1) When necessary for the reasonable operation of the library; (2) Upon written consent of the user; or (3) Pursuant to subpoena, court order, or where otherwise required by law. (1985, c. 486, s. 2.)