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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need in order to check out books?

  • Any form of photo ID is accepted for checking books out of the LBCC Library.  You may also use a library card from any member library of the Linn Libraries Consortium.

How do I renew my books?

  • You may either do it online - a link to your account login is at the top right of this page. Or, you may call the circulation desk at 541-917-4638 during the library's business hours to renew them by phone.

I am not a current student. May I still use the library?

  • The LBCC Library is open to everybody, whether or not they are affiliated with LBCC. Members of the public may sign up for borrowing privileges at the circulation counter.

How do I access library databases from home?

  • The library's subscription databases are accessible to LBCC students, faculty, and staff from off campus. Users will be asked to enter their student ID number and year of birth before being allowed on the database. Please contact Jane Sandberg at if you experience difficulties.

Whom do I contact for ... ?

General Library Information

  • Circulation Desk - 541.917.4638

Checking out / Renewing Materials

  • Circulation Desk - 541.917.4638

Computer / Technical Assistance

  • Student Help Desk 
  • 541.917.4630 

Research Assistance

  • Reference Desk - 541.917.4645 


  • Cheryl Carlson - 541.917.4678

Interlibrary Loan

  • Fran Beck - 541.917.4642

Information Literacy Instruction

  • Richenda Hawkins - 541.917.4641 

Database Access

  • Jane Sandberg - 541.917.4655 

Book / Library Materials Purchases

  • Richenda Hawkins - 541.917.4641 
Linn-Benton Community College Library    |    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany OR 97321    |    541.917.4638 - Circulation / Information