Your Laney College Photo ID card with a current semester sticker is your library card. You must show your card to the library staff to borrow library materials or use library computers.
Photo ID cards are issued at the Welcome Center, Room A-101. For current photo ID hours, check at the Loan Desk. To update a photo ID card with a sticker for the current semester, go to the Loan Desk or the Welcome Center (Room A-101)
Laney College Library provides computers as an educational resource for students of the Peralta Colleges which are available upon presentation of a valid student ID card (see Library Card above). The same-day reservation is available at the Internet reservation computer.
Please click Laney Library Computer Use Policy 2019 for details.
Group study rooms are available on the 3rd floor of the library for use by Laney College students. To request a group study room, go to the Loan Desk (Main Floor) and present your Laney photo ID with a current semester sticker to the desk attendant.
Individual quiet study rooms are available on the 4th floor of the library for use by Laney College students. To request an individual study room, go the Loan Desk (Main Floor) and present your Laney photo ID with a current semester sticker to the desk attendant.
Reservations are accepted up to seven days in advance. Use of rooms is limited to two hours a day. Study rooms close before the library, so check at the Loan Desk for current hours.
The library charges replacement fees plus processing fees for lost books. The library does not accept replacement books in lieu of payment for lost books. If a lost book is returned, the replacement fees will be waived. The library encourages borrowers to keep careful track of library materials and report losses immediately.
Click to read Administrative Procedure 3440 Service Animals approved by Peralta Community College District AP-3440-Service-Animals [PDF]
Due to reductions in staffing, the library no longer accepts donations of books or other library materials.