Go to Library Account to see fines assessed to your account, items you have checked out, and items you have requested.
Questions? Contact Carla Kaminski, Circulation Supervisor, at x7889 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overdue fines are assessed at the following rates and should be paid at the library:
Items that are long overdue will be considered lost and will be billed a minimum per the following:
Returning the billed item in good condition will remove the replacement cost and leave a $5 overdue fine.
* If the lost material is needed prior to the end of the following semester, the library will purchase a replacement and no refund will be given.
There is a Multi Function Peripheral (MFP) machine on the 2nd floor behind the stairwell that will copy, print, scan and email documents. Patrons who do not have a valid Hope ID are required to pay 10 cents per page (plus tax) at the 2nd Floor Media Desk.
Materials such as transparencies, colored, and special sized paper can be purchased at the 2nd floor Media Desk.
Color copies, color transparencies, color ink prints, and laminating are done by the Media Desk staff.
For more information about Media Desk, visit
Place a Hold Request on materials to prevent anyone else from renewing or borrowing them.
Faculty members reserve materials that must be used by members of specific classes. Music reserves are in the Music Library in Nykerk Hall. All other Hope reserves are at the Reserve Desk on the first floor of Van Wylen Library.
To check out Reserve items, present your validated Hope ID and ask for the material by name of the instructor. For 3 hour in library use items the ID is retained until the Reserve item is returned. For 24 hour or 3 day check outs of Reserve items, the ID is scanned but not retained at check out.
Open Reserve items are shelved in the stacks with other materials but may not be checked out of the building. Please put these items back on a reshelving cart when finished.