Circulation/Reserves: (805) 546-3155
Reference Desk - SLO: (805) 546-3157 | NC: (805) 591-6200 Ext. 4410

Library hours are as follows. Note: Library hours are subject to change. Any changes in these hours will be posted in the library.

Library Hours

SAN LUIS OBISPO CAMPUS (June 2 - 27)
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

SAN LUIS OBISPO CAMPUS (June 30 - July 24)
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: Closed

NORTH COUNTY CAMPUS (July 16 - July 24)
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: Closed

ARROYO GRANDE HIGH SCHOOL CENTER
Monday - Sunday: Closed


Computer and Internet Access - The library provides computers for searching the library catalog, access to library databases, and Internet research. The Open Computer Lab in the High Tech Center has computers for students to use for word processing along with the software for most classes. Printing is 10 cents per page.

Copiers - Copy machines are available in the library for student use. Copies are 10 cents per page.

Circulation
- Cuesta College Library/Learning Resources Policies

Borrowing privileges are extended to all currently registered students, Cuesta faculty, staff and others in the local community. Before checking out materials, students without ASCC ID must show photo ID to obtain a Cuesta library card. Others must complete an application form and show proof of local address. (i.e. CA drivers license, etc.)

Library Card
- To get a library card, bring a picture id or your ASCC student id to the circulation desk at the San Luis Obispo or North County Library. Your first library card is free and there is a $2.00 replacement charge thereafter.

Loan Periods and Fees

Material
Loan Period
Overdue Fees
Maximum Fine
Books-general collection
2 weeks
$.25/day
$10.00/item
CDs
2 weeks
$.25/day
$10.00/item
Computer software
2 weeks
$.25/day
$10.00/item
DVDs, Videos
1 weeks
$1.00/day
$25.00/item
Interlibrary Loans
Date indicated
$1.00/day
$25.00/item
Magazines & Journals
Library use only
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Maps
Library use only
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Microforms
Library use only
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Newspapers
Library use only
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Pamphlets
1 week
$.25/day
$5.00/item
Reference books
Library use only
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Reserve, Hourly (Textbook, book)
Library use only
$1.00/hour
$25.00/item
Reserve, Hourly (Folders, videos, etc.)
Library use only
$1.00/hour
$10.00/item
Reserve Overnight/3 day
Date indicated
$1.00/hour
$25.00/item
Special Loans
Approved by Librarian
$1.00/day
$25.00/item
Video-Math NC
1 week
$1.00/day
$25.00/item

  • A current Cuesta ID or library card is required to check out materials. Lost library cards can be replaced for a $2.00 fee.
  • Students may have 10 items checked out at any time, only one may be a reserve item.*
  • Overdue fines are $0.25 per day for regular loans, $1.00 per hour for overnight, special loans, and for reserve materials.
  • General collection items: Lost or damaged: Replacement cost plus $10.00 service charge and any overdue fines.
  • Reserve materials: Lost, damaged, or overdue one week or more: Cuesta Bookstore new book replacement cost plus $10.00 service charge and any overdue fines.
  • There is a $15.00 fee for all returned checks.
  • You are responsible for all items checked out on your library card. If you lend an item to any other person and it is damaged, lost, or late, you are liable for all charges.

* Community users may have 5 items checked out at anytime.