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Fall 2020 (August 17 - December 18)

All library services are online fall semester 2020
SLO Library 3400 and NCC campus center N1000 are open for computer use and book checkout by appointment (email prior to coming down for a book) during the following times:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
All Library Services Online

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
All Library Services Online

Monday - Thursday 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm
All Library Services Online

Note: Libraries on all campuses are closed on holidays, breaks, and FLEX days. Check Academic Calendar for dates. Library hours are subject to change.

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.

The computer labs in the SLO library (2nd floor, Bldg. 3400) and NCC Campus Center (2nd floor, Bldg. N1000) will have limited hours  for students lacking computers and/or internet access at home. The computer labs will have line of site supervision only; any technical questions should be sent to:

Laboratorios de Computadoras

Los Laboratorios de computadoras estarán abiertos Lunes a Viernes de 8 am a 5 pm para estudiantes que no tengan acceso a internet o computadoras en sus hogares. Solo habrá personal para supervisar las computadoras.

San Luis Obispo: Biblioteca, 2ndo piso, Edificio 3400
Paso Robles: Centro de Campus, Edificio N1000

Para preguntas por favor contacte:

Limited Computer Lab Hours
Mon. - Fri. - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

SLO - Computer Lab
Library, 2nd floor, Bldg. 3200

NCC - Computer Lab
Campus Center, 2nd floor, Bldg. N1000

Black and white printing is 10 cents per page and color printing is 50 cents per page. Fees are waived during COVID-19.

Copy machines are available in the library for student use. Copies are 10 cents per page. Fees are waived during COVID-19.

Borrowing privileges are extended to all currently registered students, Cuesta faculty, staff and others in the local community.

Students with ASCC Photo ID cards will have a simpler check-out process. Get your ASCC card at the ASCC Social Club

Loan Periods and Fees

Material Loan Period Overdue Fees Replacement Cost
Books-general collection 2 weeks $.25/day based on cost of item
 Calculator: Graphing - 6 available  4 hours  $1.00/hour  $100
 Calculator: Scientific - 9 available  4 hours  $1.00/hour  $30
 CDs  2 weeks  $.25/day  
based on cost of item
 Chromebooks - 4 available  Semester  $10.00/day  $250
 Chromebooks - 4 available  Day  $10.00/day  $250
 Chromebooks - 12 available  2 weeks  $10.00/day  $250
 Computer software  2 weeks  $.25/day  based on cost of item
 DVDs  2 weeks  $1.00/day  based on cost of item
Headphones - 12 available 4 hours $1.00/hour $30
Interlibrary Loans Date indicated $1.00/day based on cost of item
Lenovo Laptop - 9 available 1 week $10.00/day $930
Magazines & Journals Library use only --- ---
Maps Library use only --- ---
Microforms Library use only --- ---
Newspapers Library use only --- ---
Reference books Library use only --- ---
 Reserve, Hourly (Textbook, book)  Library use only  $1.00/hour  based on cost of item
 Reserve, Hourly (Folders, videos, etc.)  Library use only  $1.00/hour  based on cost of item
Special Loans Approved by Librarian $1.00/day based on cost of item


Notes on Policies Regarding Fees and Fine
The due date for currently checked out books has been extended to the end of Spring Semester!
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.
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.
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.