Announcement:

The Library is physically closed until further notice. Some services will only be available online. For more information, please see our post.

For all questions, including Reference services, please email us or use the chat located at the side of the page.

Borrowing Equipment



The Library has laptops, tablets, graphing and scientific calculators, and other equipment. Equipment can be borrowed from the Media Desk.

To borrow equipment from the Media Desk, students must have a valid BMCC ID card. The CUNY appropriate computer usage policy applies to all computer usage, including use of Laptops and Tablets.

Laptops

Starting March 17, laptops can be checked out for the rest of the semester. Overdue fines will not be charged for the rest of the semester.

They can be checked out a half hour after the library opens.
Last checkout is a half hour before closing.
On Fridays the Media Desk closes an hour before closing.

Anything you wish to save must be saved to a USB drive. To print from laptops, please see our instructions.

Tablets

Starting March 17, tablets can be checked out for the rest of the semester. Overdue fines will not be charged for the rest of the semester.

Tablets can be checked out a half-hour after the library opens.

Flash Drives

A small number of USB flash drives are available to use with Library equipment. They can be borrowed from the Circulation Desk.

Calculators

We have several dozen scientific calculators. They can be checked out for either seven days with no renewals or one month with one renewal.

Graphing calculators are available to be checked out for seven days.

Battery Chargers

Chargers are available for three-hour loan. While the chargers work with most devices Apple users are advised to bring their own cable to plug into the charger.

Policies

Update as of March 16, 2020: overdue fines will not be charged for the rest of the semester

Equipment is subject to overdue fines of $15 for every hour late up to a maximum of $150.  Replacement and repair fees may also be charged if the equipment is damaged.