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For Students

Borrowing Materials

Current WNC students can borrow materials from either of the WNC libraries, the University of Nevada, Reno, and other NSHE system libraries with a WNC library card.

Library cards are NOT needed to access the library's online research databases.


Bring a picture I.D.( your WNC student I.D. is preferred) to either campus library Carson City or Fallon. Library cards are valid for as long as you are enrolled, even if you skip a semester. There is a $5.00 replacement fee for lost cards during this period.

Library card benefits include:

Check out books at any WNC campus library, University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College.
Order materials from all NSHE libraries and other libraries in Nevada (Interlibrary Loan).

No limit to the number of books that can be checked out.

Courtesy email remainder sent 3 days prior to the book's due date. Renewal options.  


Access library accounts online using your name and library card number. 

Loan Periods & Renewals

Students may check out most* books for a 3-week period. Items may be renewed once.

Books may be renewed once for an additional 3-week period of time by:

  • Clicking on the link in the email notice that is sent a few days before the item is due.
  • Renewing online using your name and library card number. 
  • Calling a campus library during business hours with your library card ready.
  • Bringing the books to the library's desk during business hours.

* Books on RESERVE are not a 3 week check out and cannot be renewed.