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Library Patrons

Alumni

APU Alumni may borrow books from the APU Libraries, and may access online library databases from on campus (currently, remote access to online databases is limited to current students, faculty, and staff). Alumni may borrow 25 books at one time. The checkout period is 28 days, with four renewals allowed per item. For more information about alumni borrowing privileges, please see the Circulation page.

An Alumni ID card is required and may be obtained for a one-time $5 fee by visiting Darling or Marshburn Libraries, or by contacting the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at (626) 812-3026 or alumni@apu.edu.

Borrowing Materials

To borrow materials, visitors must complete the “APU Guest Library Patron Registration” form, available at the Circulation Desk at the Stamps, Marshburn, and Darling libraries, must be completed and presented with a photo ID.

In addition, APU alumni must present an alumni card (available from the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations) and area clergy must present a business card. SCATLA members must present the card issued by their school. SCELC members must present the form issued by their school. Community residents pay $20 per year for the privilege of using the libraries. The fee is waived for APU alumni, area clergy and SCATLA and SCELC members.

Courtesy Patrons must present a photo ID and a valid Courtesy Patron card to check out books (maximum five items per visit). Date due bookmarks are available at the Circulation Desk. The APU library online catalog, APOLIS2, will also indicate the due date. The loan period for most materials is four weeks. Reserve materials and Media materials may not be checked out by Courtesy Patrons. Because of our contractual arrangements with the organizations involved, Courtesy patrons are not permitted to use the University's InterLibrary Loan or LINK+ facilities.

Courtesy Patrons do not have access to online library account functions. Renewals can be requested by contacting the circulation desk at the Stamps, Marshburn, or Darling libraries.