Library Borrowing Privileges

Palomar students, faculty and staff:

Your MyPalomar (eServices)\ number is required to check out library materials as a student. .

Reciprocal Borrowing Privileges
Palomar students have reciprocal borrowing privileges at MiraCosta College and Cal State San Marcos. Students are required to have a current Palomar Student Activity Card (Student ID) to check out materials from these institutions. Staff must show their official College ID (badges).

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 Palomar Library as a “Community Borrower” 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 are required to create a new account. A Community Borrower who has holds on their account due to non-returned items will have their borrowing privileges suspended. Please contact the Library Information Desk for further information at (760) 744-1150 x2614.