Loan & Reserves Desk

Circulation & Reserves Desk

1st Floor, Library North. (323) 343-3988 (Loan); (323) 343-3986 (Reserves)
Always open when the Library is open
Library Cards:

  • CSULA and LACHSA students, staff, and faculty: use your current, valid Golden Eagle or LACHSA ID card as your library card. CSULA students must have proof of current registration.

  • Continuing Education Students, and part-time and temporary faculty: obtain a guest card at the Desk with proof of registration or a teaching contract.
  • Loan and Reserves Desk
  • These off-campus users are eligible for guest cards: members of the CSULA Alumni Association, Friends of the CSULA Library, local high school students (with parent/guardian and teacher signatures on an official request form); Mutual Use borrowers use your CSU school ID card with proof of current registration.

  • Services Provided with Library Card:
  • Books: check out
  • Reserves: pick up and check out
  • Interlibrary Loan: pick up and check out
  • Holds: place, pick up and check out
  • Fines: pay invoices and overdue fees

  • Services Provided without Library Card:
  • Report missing books
  • Buy Book Sale items
  • Lost-and-found (for the entire Library)
  • Change: break large bills (for use with printing/copy system Add Money machines)

  • Important Links:
  • Loan and recall periods, renewal rights, and maximum checkouts allowed
  • Fees for overdue books
  • Do-it-yourself renewals
  • Check your circulation account
  • Library notices via email
  • Reserves

  • Nearby:
  • four computer workstations locked into the book and/or reserves search mode only
  • book sale items
  • a stapler
  • photocopiers
  • an Add Money machine (used by the photocopy service to add value to your Golden Eagle card or to purchase a visitor card)