Library Borrowing Privileges

Palomar students, faculty and staff:

Your eServices number is required to check out library materials. Palomar students have reciprocal borrowing privileges at MiraCosta College and Cal State San Marcos. A Palomar Identification Card is required to check out materials from these institutions.

Reciprocal Borrowing Privileges

Palomar College students and staff may borrow books from California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM) and Mira Costa College (MCC) Libraries, and students and staff from CSUSM and MCC may borrow books from Palomar College Library.

Palomar students and staff:

CSUSM and MCC Students:

  • To borrow materials at Palomar College, you must come to either the Palomar College San Marcos Campus Library or any of the Center Libraries to register. NOTE: you must bring and show a valid photo ID in order to register.

Community Borrowers:

All other persons who are 18 years old or older may register with the Library as a “Community Patron” to borrow materials.  A valid government issued photo ID such as a valid driver’s license, California ID card, Resident Alien card, military ID card or passport and proof of current mailing address is required to create a new account. A Community Patron who has holds on their account due to non-returned items will have their borrowing privileges suspended. Please contact the Library Circulation Desk for further information at (760) 744-1150 x2614.