Borrowing, Renewing, and Interlibrary Loan

 

Off-Campus Visitors

Off-campus visitors must receive permission to access the building.    

Visitor Types

Wheaton College Alumni

  • Must live within commuting distance of the college
  • Library account costs $25 for 12 months
  • Up to 10 items may be borrowed concurrently
  • VHS, DVDs, and CDs may not be borrowed

 

Moody Bible Institute

  • Must be current faculty, staff, or student
  • Faculty and staff must show valid Moody ID
  • Students must show valid Moody ID and a current course registration schedule
  • Up to 10 items may be borrowed concurrently
  • VHS, DVDs, and CDs may not be borrowed

 

Wheaton Public Library Card-Holders

  • Must show valid Wheaton Public Library card and a permission slip obtained from the Wheaton Public Library reference desk
  • Up to 3 items may be borrowed concurrently
  • Intended for occasional use only
  • VHS, DVDs, and CDs may not be borrowed

 

Other

  • Must live within commuting distance of the college
  • Library account costs $50 for 12 months
  • Up to 10 items may be borrowed concurrently
  • VHS, DVDs, and CDs may not be borrowed

 

Need help? Have a question? Contact us at 630.752.5354 or circulation.desk@wheaton.edu

Loan Periods

Item Type

Loan Period

Overdue Fee

Book

CD ROM

Curriculum

Government Document

Map

Music Score

Sheet Music

Spoken-Word CD

 

4 weeks, 1 renewal

$0.50 per day per item, not assessed until 10 days overdue, minimum fee payable is $5, maximum fee payable is $10

CD

DVD

Journal

LP Record

Microform

Music Cassette

Reference Book

Special Collections item

VHS

 

Non-circulating,

in-library use only

 

Renewals

To renew (extend) a loan period, select one of the following:

Overdue Items

  • Your prompt response to notices will help to limit overdue items and fees
  • Send update of your contact information to circulation.desk@wheaton.edu

Lost / Damaged / Unreturned Items

  • Replacement fee is based on average cost to library:
    • Book, music score, most other items not listed below $55
    • CD $45
    • VHS/DVD $75
    • Map, cassette $30
    • Reference book / special item $150
  • Processing fee of $10 per item will be added to the above cost
  • Fees are non-negotiable
  • We do not accept replacements purchased by you in lieu of fee payment
  • Long-overdue items will be deemed lost; replacement and processing fees will be charged
  • All items remain library property and must be returned whenever possible
  • If item is returned, we will refund/waive the replacement fee and charge only the processing fee

Payment Options for Wheaton College Fees

  • Cash (in person)
  • Check payable to Wheaton College; if mailing, address to Circulation Supervisor, Buswell Library, Wheaton College, 501 College Avenue, Wheaton IL 60187
  • Credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover); to provide credit card information by phone, please call 630.752.5610 or 630.752.5620