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Circulation Policies

When checking out materials you must use your library card or supply a picture ID. You may renew most items that you have checked out once.


This includes new books, oversized books, and the Holcomb collection.
Circulation period: 21 days
Fines: None!

(Books borrowed from other libraries through NOBLE or ILL may still accrue fines.)


CDs / DVDs / Curriculum Library Materials (manipulatives, readers, etc.)

Curriculum Library materials (not tests) are checked out to Gordon College students, faculty, and staff only. CDs & DVDs can be checked out by NOBLE patrons as well.

Circulation period: 7 days
Fines: None!


Course Reserves & Circ Desk Items (Costco cards, phone chargers, etc.) 

Course Reserves are checked out to Gordon students, faculty and staff only. 

Circulation period: Varies
Fines: $.50 per hour (including overnight hours)
Maximum fine: $50.00


Curriculum Tests

Curriculum Tests are only checked out to Gordon Education faculty and students currently enrolled in an assessment course.

Circulation period: 7 days - no renewals
Fines: $.50 per day
Maximum fine: $50.00


Pay Fines


To pay fines and replacement costs in cash, stop by the circulation desk in the Jenks Library lobby.

Credit or Debit

Credit or debit payments are only available for charges over $1 with MasterCard, Visa, and Discover.

  1. Log into your online NOBLE library account through this link.
  2. Click on any charges that you owe.
  3. Select "Pay Selected Charges."
  4. Follow the prompts to pay, and the NOBLE system will immediately clear the charges from your account.

Charges will appear as LIBRARY-NOBLE on your statement.

How Do You Borrow Materials?

Your Gordon ID card is your library card. When checking out materials at the library you must use your own Gordon ID card or supply a picture ID. With your ID card you can: 

  • Check out materials at Jenks.
  • Request and check out materials from other libraries.
  • Print & scan.
  • Access your library account.
  • Access electronic resources while off campus.

Request for Library Materials