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Ray Howard Library Updates

services and resources available during quaratine

Keep up-to-date with services, resources, and operations during the Covid-19 quarantine. Contact Acting Associate Dean Leslie Potter-Henderson or with any questions.

Break is June 22-28.  Library services start on June 29, the first day of summer quarter.


updated June 22, 2020


While the Ray Howard Library building is closed to protect students and library employees, library staff are available to students and staff through AskWA 24/7 chat reference, email, and Zoom . Librarians are available to teach workshops in courses through Canvas modules and zoom instruction. See Library Remote Resources and Services

Changes to Operations

The Ray Howard Library building @ Shoreline Community College is closed.  Campus is operating remotely.  Physical collections are unavailable to pick up or scan at this time.  Library staff is working remotely and is available to help you find alternate resources.

  • ID cards New id cards are not available while the library is closed.

Circulation Policies during Closure

  • Returning items: You can return items to the book drops.  If you are unable, please email
  • Renew books. All items currently checked out have automatically been renewed until June 19.  If you are unable, please email
  • Fines: fines accrued during this time will be reviewed and adjusted upon reopening. No overdues will block you from registering for spring quarter.
  • Due dates: will be extended to June 19.
  • Requesting physical items: at this time, and until further notice, we will not have access to any of the physical collection, including journals, books, and media, and will not be able to fulfill requests for these materials.
  • Interlibrary Loan services will be limited to electronic articles and materials only.
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