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Check out & renew

We are a member of the Yavapai Library Network and open to the public. You can check out our materials with a library card from any participating Yavapai County library.

Pickup Materials

After your hold has arrived at the library, you will be notified that it is ready to be picked up.

Library pickup

In the library, look for the Holds shelf at the Circulation Desk. Use the self-checkout station to check out your materials.

Curbside pickup

We will check out your materials and bring them to your car. Service is available during the library's open hours.

  1. Bring your library card or ID.
  2. Park in one of the designated parking spots marked "curbside pickup".
  3. Call the phone number on the sign.

Prescott campus
Parking lot M behind bldg 19 (Library)

map of curbside parking spots behind building 19

Verde Valley campus
Parking lot 1 in front of bldg I (Registration)

map of curbside parking spots in front of building I

NEW After Hours Pickup

Pickup items from a locker when the library is closed, 24/7 (except for college breaks).

Call the Circulation Desk.

Items not picked up within 5 days will be returned to their respective libraries.

Prescott campus
Bldg 19 (Library), south entrance lobby doors

map of parking location behind building 19

Verde Valley campus
West college entrance, next to the bus stop

map of parking location in front of building I

Hold items

You can place a hold on most items. Select "Place Hold" in the Catalog and specify the library where you want to pick up your item.

We'll notify you when it is ready for pick up.

Borrowing limits

You can see when your items are due in the Catalog .

Maximum number of checkouts: 75 items

Renew your library materials

NEW Starting June 1, 2020, items are automatically renewed on their due date.

Eligible items will automatically be renewed, with these exceptions:

  • The item is a digital item, such as a downloadable ebook, audiobook, or emagazine
  • Another patron has placed a hold on the item
  • The item reached its maximum number of renewals (3 times for most items)
  • Your account is blocked due to lost items or owe more than $10

You will continue to receive reminders for overdue items. Items borrowed from other YLN libraries are included in this service.

If items  do not renew, you have 3 days to return them.

Check your due dates online using the Catalog , or in the YLN app.

Detailed instructions on how to renew using the Catalog

You can also renew Interlibrary loan items if allowed by the lending library by contacting Interlibrary loan.

Return items

You can return your library items at any library bookdrop in the Yavapai Library Network.

Even if items renew automatically, you can still return them at any time before they are due.

Interactive map of library locations

Course reserves

An instructor may place a textbook or other course materials on reserve at the Circulation Desk.

More about Course Reserves