How do I borrow a laptop?

Currently enrolled College of Staten Island students may borrow a laptop computer for use in the library for a period of four hours. There will be a 15 minute check-in and a 15 minute check-out delay so plan accordingly and have the laptop back on time to avoid fines. Laptops can be borrowed from the Circulation/Reserve Desk on the 1st floor of the library.

Borrower Requirements

  • Laptops must be checked out in person.
  • No reservations will be taken.
  • Borrowers must have a valid CSI ID card.
  • Laptops may be checked out for a four hour period.
  • Laptops must be returned 30 minutes before closing.
  • Computer competency and self-reliance are required.
  • Users who wish to save their work must do so using their own USB flash drive. No documents can be saved on the laptop.
  • Laptop must be returned in the same condition as when it went out.
  • Users assumes all responsibility and will be liable for any damage to laptop while checked out in your name.

Late Fines

  • $40.00 per hour
  • $10.00 per quarter-hour
  • No maximum fine

Checkout Times

Fall / Spring Semester

  • Monday-Sunday            9:00am – 9:30pm

Summer and Intersession

  • Monday-Friday            9:00am – 9:30pm
  • Saturday-Sunday        12:00pm – 9:30pm