Circulation Services - Hope families

Library card:

  • Present your library card for library service your card may be used at the Hope College libraries and Beardslee Library of Western Theological Seminary
  • Fill out a green Fee-Exempt Registration form at the main desk
    • You must have a Michigan address and be in 9th grade or older you must have a driver’s license or other photo ID your social security number is needed for verification and PIN number. By state law, all library information is confidential.
    • Give the name and department of your family member employed at Hope

Item limit:

  • You may borrow up to 50 items at a time

Loan periods

To RENEW items yourself online:

  1. In the navigation bar in the left column, hover over the Catalogs link, then choose the HopeCAT link
  2. In the top right hand corner of the page, select My Account
  3. Login using barcode and PIN
  4. Or for help call 395-7905
  5. Or bring the item to the circulation desk for assistance

To request a HOLD on an item that is out:

  • In HopeCAT Web, click on request title before title. Follow directions online.
  • Or ask someone at the circulation desk.

Overdue fines