Borrowing & Reserves

General Information

The Service Desk staff can help you with:

How do I check out books?

Your Cal State LA One Card serves as your library card

Applies to: currently enrolled Cal State LA and LACHSA students, staff, and faculty

Guest Cards for book borrowing are issued to:

  1. Extended Ed Students
  2. Temporary & Part-time Faculty
  3. Cal State LA Alumni Association Members
  4. Local High School students
  5. Community members who purchase a Community Borrowers Card

Mutual Use Borrowers
    Use your school ID card 

Note: Alumni Association members and community members must give the Library their Social Security number to establish a Library file. This and all other personal information will be held only in confidential files, which require staff to enter a password for access.

Course Reserves