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Books on Loan for 2 Weeks may be renewed for an additional 2 weeks.

Books on Loan for 4 Weeks (To Graduate Students) may not be renewed.

Books on Reserve - 3-day reserves may not be renewed.

How to Renew a Book:

1. Renew no later than the day before the book is due.

2. Go to the online catalog or to the Circulation Desk.

3. Click on View your patron record, and follow the instructions.
For instructions on how to enter your username/password, click here.



    WHEN to Place a Hold
    Place a hold on a checked-out item in order to borrow that item whenever it is returned to the Library.

    HOW to Place a Hold

    1. Go to the online catalog or to the Circulation Desk.

    2. If you use the online catalog, search for the item you wish to borrow.

    3. While viewing the item record, click the REQUEST button at the top of the screen, and follow the instructions.

    4. Click HOLD, then follow the instructions

    When the item is available, the Library will notified you by email or regular mail.


    Regular Loan Periods

    Lee University & Pentecostal Theological Seminary:

    Undergraduate students (for DAL click here; Seminary DIstance Students click here)

    2 weeks, 1 renewal (30 item limit)

    Graduate students

    4 weeks, no renewal (40 item limit)


    1 semester, due last day of final exams (100 item limit)


    2 weeks, 1 renewal (30 item limit)


    2 weeks, 1 renewal (10 item limit)

    Immediate family
    members of faculty

    2 weeks, 1 renewal (10 item limit)

    Church of God International Offices and Pathway Press

    Department heads

    2 weeks, 1 renewal (10 item limit)

    Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement with Cleveland Public Library
    Squires Library and Cleveland Public Library patrons, whose accounts are in good standing, may use their card to borrow materials from both libraries.

    Lee University and Seminary students' use of the Cleveland Public Library

    For the Public Library's current loan policies, visit their website:

    Loan period for Cleveland Public Library patrons who check out books from Squires Library

    2 weeks, 1 renewal (10 item limit)


    Overdue Materials

    Standard loans

    $.10 per day

    3-day reserves

    $1.00 per day

    2-hour reserves

    $1.00 per hour or fraction of an hour

    Lost books

    minimum of $50.00

    Persons with overdue books, outstanding fines, or bills with any of the cooperating libraries will not be permitted to check out materials until their account is cleared.


    Contact Information

    Consult the Circulation Desk to check out materials or if you have a question regarding your library account.

    Phone: (423) 614-8551


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