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SLO Campus Library

Monday - Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
*Circulation services not available until 8:30am, Mon-Fri


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NCC Campus Library

Monday - Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-5pm


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Virtual Library Chat

Connect with a Librarian HERE
Monday - Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8am-5pm


Note: All libraries are closed on holidays, semester breaks, and FLEX days. Library hours are subject to change.

Library Services

Chromebook & Hotspot rental

Students can email to make an appointment to pick up a Chromebook or Hotspot. Drop-ins are also welcome.

Computer and Internet Access

The library provides computers for searching the library catalog, access to library databases, and Internet research. The Open Innovation Lab in the Library has computers for students to use for word processing along with the software for most classes during open hours. 

The computer labs are located in the SLO library (2nd floor, Bldg. 3400) and NCC Learning Resource Center (Bldg. N3100) ; technical questions should be sent to:

Printing & Copying

Black and white printing and color printing are currently available free of charge. Copy machines are available in the library for student use. Copies are currently free of charge. 


Borrowing privileges are extended to all currently registered students, Cuesta faculty and staff, and community members. Students with ASCC Student ID cards will have a simpler check-out process. Get yours online or in-person from Admissions & Aid.


Loan Periods and Fees

Material Type Loan Period Overdue Fees Replacement Cost
Bookstacks - General Collection
(Books, magazines, DVD's, etc.)
2 weeks n/a based on
cost of item*
Electronics (Chromebooks,
laptops, hotspots, semester
calculators, etc.)
Semester $1.00/day
$100 Max
based on
cost of item*
Reserve Materials
Folders and DVD's, etc.)
2 Hour/
1 Day
$100 Max
based on
cost of item*

Note: A $10.00 processing fee per item is added for replacing any Library materials

Terms of Use Regarding Fees and Fine

Bookstack items have a complimentary one-time automatic renewal. You are responsible for all items checked out on your library account. If items are lost, damaged, or not returned and your account accrues over $200 in fines and fees, a registration hold will be placed on your student account.