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Use our Grab & Go service to pick-up or return items from our print collection.

You can now place holds on items that you would like to borrow. Available items will be ready for pick-up starting September 21. Both pick-ups and returns will be by scheduled appointment only. For details, see the Grab & Go section of our FAQ page.

Centennial College students, staff, faculty and alumni have borrowing privileges at all campus libraries. 

Alumni may borrow up to two print books excluding items on short term loan.  Items may be renewed by phone or email.

You must show a valid student, employee ID card or alumni card to borrow library material.

Library Loans

Item Loan Period Fines Renewals
Books  2 weeks   $0.25 per day, $25 max Yes
Textbooks 1, 3 or 7 days $1 per day, $25 max No
Reference books In-library use n/a n/a
Reserve material Restricted circulation, varies $1 per hour or part, $25 max No
Magazines and periodicals In-library use n/a n/a
DVDs 3 days $1 per day No
Leisure reading collection 2 weeks $0.10 per day Yes
Laptops and Netbooks 4 hours $5 per hour or part No
iPads 7 days $25 per day No

Emerging Technology

7 days $10 per day Yes, limit 1


Current students, staff and faculty can renew books online, if another user has not requested the items. Your Library account must be in good standing with less than $10 in outstanding fines.

To renew online, login to your Library Account.  

Need help? Contact us.

Holds and Campus Delivery

You may request material from another Centennial College campus for delivery by placing a hold.

More information about how to place a hold is available on our FAQ page.

Returning Borrowed Materials

Borrowed material may be returned to any campus with the exception of the following which must be returned to the owning campus. ·

  • Reserve items
  • iPads
  • Laptops.
  • Headphones

Fines may be paid at any campus.


Loss and Damage

Your Library account will be charged replacement or repair costs for lost or damaged library material and equipment, plus a $15 processing fee.

Outstanding fines or fees may result in a hold on your Library account. Account holds impact your ability to register in courses, request transcripts and apply for graduation.