Frequently Asked Questions Talk Bubble

What are the library hours? 

Monday-Friday:          8:00am-4:00pm

Monday-Thursday:    7:00pm-9:00pm (Study Hall)

*Saturday & Sunday:    1:00pm-5:00pm (during exams only)

What are the library rules?

  • Respect for the library and librarians, your peers, and yourself
  • Do not leave your belongings in the library – we are not responsible for lost or stolen items
  • No food or drink
  • No cell phones (unless for academic purposes)
  • No backpacks or clothing that is not uniform
  • No sleeping

How long can I borrow a book?

3 weeks, and it can be easily renewed. Textbooks are loaned for the semester, and reference books are loaned for the day.

How can I check out a book?

You will need your student card. We have created a self check-out station at the library circulation desk. Below is a cheat sheet, but please don’t hesitate to ask for help 🙂

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Where do I return my book?

In the large bin at the front of the library. Textbooks will be collected at the end of the semester during your exams. Please ensure all books are returned at the end of each semester to avoid overdue charges.

Where can I find the book collection?

Find materials via L4U – our new library management platform to host the Bronte College Library catalogue

Where can I find scholarly materials?

EBSCO is a great place to start. We subscribe to the EBSCO host database yearly, and it offers great  academic information. It can also help you cite! If you’d like to access EBSCO from off-campus, go to search.ebscohost.com. Login and password = bronte

Does the library offer printing services?

Certainly. We can print in black and white. It is 10 cents per page. We can also scan and photocopy.

What does the library have to offer?

  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff that can help you with citations, research, and language
  • iPads and desktop computers for your use
  • Print Materials: Magazine and newspaper subscriptions, fiction and non-fiction books, graphic novels, and sophisticated children’s books
  • Electronic Materials: EBSCO, e-magazines, and e-newspapers
  • School supplies
  • Comfortable areas to work and learn collaboratively and individually
  • Natural light and a great forest view
  • Displays of student work
  • Fun events and activities, such as Pumpkin Palooza, Blind Date with a Book, Forest of Reading, Hatching Chicks and Butterflies, Stress Busters, and so much more 🙂

Feel free to post your comments, questions, and concerns below 🙂

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