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Kiefer Library

Library Policies

Library Users

Anyone from the Aims Community College service area may use Kiefer Library:

Library Cards

Aims I.D. cards serve as the library card for currently enrolled students, faculty, administration and staff. Proper picture identification can also be used.

Community members with proper picture identification can obtain a library card.

Terms of Borrowing

Material Type

Loan Period

Renewable*

Replacement Charges applied

Amount Billed

Reserve Textbooks (current Aims students only)

3 hours

1 time, in person, if no one is waiting

After 3 business days

Actual cost of book replacement + $5.00 processing

Extended Reserve Textbooks (current Aims students only)

3 days

1 time, if no one is waiting, in person or by phone

After 3 business days

Actual cost of book replacement + $5.00 processing

Scientific and Graphing Calculators (Current Aims students only)

3 days

1 time, if no one is waiting, in person or by phone

After 3 business days

Replacement + $5.00 processing

Webcams (Current Aims students only)

3 days

1 time, if no one is waiting, in person or by phone

After 3 business days

Replacement + $5.00 processing

Tablets (Current Aims students only)

3 weeks

1 time, if no one is waiting, in person or by phone

After 3 business days

Replacement + $5.00 processing

Laptops (Current Aims students only)

3 weeks

1 time, if no one is waiting, in person or by phone

After 3 business days

Replacement + $5.00 processing

eReaders (Current Aims students, faculty and staff only)

3 weeks

1 time, if no one is waiting, in person or by phone

After 3 business days

Replacement + $5.00 processing

VR Goggles (Current Aims students, faculty and staff only)

3 weeks

1 time, if no one is waiting,

After 3 business days

Replacement + $5.00 processing

Books, Audio Books, and CDs

3 weeks

1 time, if no one is waiting

After 3 calendar months, or end of semester

Replacement + $5.00 processing

DVDs and Magazines

3 weeks

1 time, if no one is waiting

After 3 calendar months, or end of semester

Replacement + $5.00 processing

It is the philosophy of the library to make library resources available to as many students and Aims employees as possible.

If items are not returned, billing notices with replacement costs are mailed to library customers at the address on file with Aims Community College.

*Renewing Library Materials

You may bring your items into the library, call the library, (970) 339-6458, or renew by logging in to the library catalog.

Returning Library Materials

The library maintains two return locations on the Greeley Campus. Materials may be returned at the book drop on the second floor of the College Center, just outside the Learning Commons. Items may also be returned through the book return opening at the circulation desk inside the Learning Commons. Materials checked out from Ft. Lupton, Loveland or Windsor Learning Commons should be returned to the location of checkout.

Interlibrary Loan Materials

Materials borrowed for Aims patrons from other libraries (interlibrary loans) must be returned on time to the Learning Commons. For questions or requests, contact Kiefer Library at (970) 339-6458.

Paying for Lost or Damaged Materials

Payment is accepted at the cashier's office on the Greeley Campus or by phone. Be sure to keep your receipt. Once you have paid replacement costs for an item. No refunds will be issued.

Copyright

Aims Community College supports the responsible and good faith exercise of fair use of copyrighted materials.

Need More Information?

Phone: (970) 339-6458
Email: reference@aims.edu