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Ray Howard Library Updates

services and resources available during quaratine


The Ray Howard Library building is open for Students, Faculty, and Staff. 

Library staff are also available to students and staff through AskWA 24/7 chat reference, email, and Zoom. Librarians are available to teach workshops in courses through Canvas modules and zoom instruction. 

Changes to Operations

The Ray Howard Library building @ Shoreline Community College is open to Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Circulation Policies during Closure


Returns, Fines and Due Dates

  • Returning items: You may return books to the book drops. If you are unable, please email us
  • Fines: fines accrued during this time will be reviewed and adjusted upon reopening. No overdues will block you from registering for next quarter.
  • Due dates: All books, CDs and DVDs checked out last quarter are now due regardless of your enrollment status.

    If you are no longer enrolled at the college and you have a laptop, it is, or was due at the end of your last quarter. If you are currently enrolled your laptop is due at the end of this quarter but may be renewed if you are enrolled for next quarter.

To contact us, email us at


  • Bring your laptop into the library to return it. 

  • Please email us with questions or to request renewals. 


  • We now scan chapters of textbooks on Reserve.
  • Email to place a request.

Books, CDs and DVDs

Interlibrary Loan

  • Interlibrary loan services are currently limited to electronic materials and articles only.
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