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Community Borrower Policies

SCC Information for Community Borrowers 

Members of our community are welcome to use the library and its resources (not including electronic databases) with the understanding that our academic context by necessity privileges service to our students first and foremost. Our collections are developed specifically to support student learning, and we strive to maintain an environment conducive to that emphasis on learning. 


Community members are expected to abide by the Library's and MCCCD's policies and to anticipate that our hours of operation revolve around (and vary according to) semester-based class scheduling. 


Library Account 

Community members who are Maricopa County residents may borrow materials from the SCC Library. 



  • Obtain MEID (Maricopa Enterprise Identification) and password.

  • Age 18 or older

  • Arizona state-issued photo ID with Maricopa County address (or AZ state photo ID with proof of Maricopa County residency)

  • After creating your MEID and password you will show library Circulation desk staff your AZ state photo ID. Staff will then create your Library account. 

Community Borrower accounts will expire one year from the date of issue. Community Borrower accounts must be in good standing (owe no money) for the library to renew borrowing privileges. 


SCC Community Borrowing Privileges: 

  • 5 item check-out limit. 3 non-book items. 5 hold limit. Items can be held for up to 7 days.

  • Reserve items are for student and faculty use only. Community borrowers are not eligible to check out reserve items.

  • Inter-Library Loans are for student and faculty use only. Community Borrowers are not eligible to place requests or check out ILL items. 


Computer Use Policies 

Two library public computer workstations are identified for use by Community Borrowers. 

  • Computer usage is limited to 1 session per day for a maximum of 1 hour.

  • User must provide photo ID to obtain computer pin.

  • Community users are expected to follow MCCCD Technology Resources Standards and refrain from Prohibited Conduct detailed therein. Infractions will result in a permanent loss of library privileges. 


Library Behavior 

  • Any noise or physical behavior that is disruptive to other library users is not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to, loud talking, cell phone communication, or audio device volume. 

  • Children/any individuals under the age of 18 who are not currently enrolled in credit-based courses must be accompanied and supervised by an adult when inside our building (or anywhere on campus) per MCCCD Administrative Regulation 2.4.10.

  • Library facilities and resources should be treated respectfully.

  • Library staff should be treated respectfully in performing their duties.