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Library Information: Overdue & Lost Library Materials

Overdue & Lost Library Materials


  • The checkout period for books at Ryan Library for PLNU students, staff, alumni, and community members is 3 weeks, with an option to renew once for an additional 3 weeks.
  • The checkout period for books for FACULTY is 6 months, with no option to renew.
  • The checkout period for books for ADJUNCT FACULTY is 3 months, with no option to renew.

RENEW online by logging in and using the "My Library Account" link in the upper right of the screen.

BOOKS, CDs, DVDs: Loan period is 3 weeks for Books, Audiobooks, and CDs; 1 week for DVDs

  • The overdue charge is $1 per day per item (up to $55).
  • The replacement cost is $55 per item.           

RESERVE BOOKSLoan period varies

  • The overdue charge for a 1 or 2-hr. Reserve Book is $1 per hour (up to $20).
  • The overdue charge for a 1 or 2-day Reserve Book is $20 (flat fee).
  • The replacement cost is $55 per item.      

INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL): Loan period, renewals, and fines vary

  • Only current students, staff, and faculty may use this service. 
  • Questions about InterLibrary Loan? Contact

iPad + componentsLoan period is 5 days

  • ‚ÄčiPads may only be checked out by current PLNU student, staff, or faculty members.
  • Renewal is in person only at the library Circulation Desk.
  • The overdue charge for iPad + components is $10 per day per item.
  • The replacement cost for a lost iPad + components is $580.   (iPad $500 + cord/charger $30 + carrying case $50)
  • In addition, a $15 processing fee will be added to the replacement cost for each item, when not lost/damaged as a complete set.


  • Student overdue/lost item charges must be paid at the cashier’s window in Draper Hall or online through their student account portal.
  • Faculty, staff, or community members must contact the Circulation Supervisor at, or 619-849-2372.