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McGraw-Page Library: Borrowing and Renewing


Circulation Information

Borrowing and Renewing

Borrowing privileges are extended to Randolph-Macon College (R-MC) students, faculty, and staff. Retired R-MC faculty and staff, R-MC alumni, and Hanover County teachers may apply for a card free of charge.

In addition, any adult resident Virginia may purchase a library card at a cost of $25 for the first year and $10 per year thereafter. A current driver's license or photo ID must be presented at the Information Desk when applying.

ID Card 

A Randolph-Macon College ID or current library card is required for every borrowing transaction.

Loan Periods

Loan periods vary depending on both the type of user and the type of material being borrowed, as shown in the following table:

Material Type Student/Consortium Faculty or Staff Community User
Books Four (4) Weeks
(Honor students get eight(8) weeks)
Academic Year
(Renewable May 31st)
Four (4) Weeks
Popular or JUV
(Picture Books)
(limit two (2))
Four (4) Weeks Four (4) Weeks Two (2) Weeks
DVD films Three (3) Days
(Limit three (3))
Three (3) Days
(Limit three (3))
Three (3) Days
(Limit one (1))

Media Technology

& Equipment

Varies Varies N/A

Media and other equipment are available on reserve. See Equipment for loan; scroll down for over due fine and replacement details . Other materials may be checked out in consultation with Library staff.


Students are allowed two renewals through My Library Account (our catalog); for additional renewals, come to the library Information Desk. Community users are allowed one renewal which must be done in person or call the Information Desk at (804) 752-7257. Items with holds on them cannot be renewed. To renew interlibrary loan materials, see Interlibrary Loan


Patrons may place a hold on items that are currently checked out; they will be notified by email when the item is returned, and it will be held at the Information Desk for seven days.


Materials should be returned directly to the Information Desk. If the library is closed materials may be returned to Campus Safety.

Overdue Fines & Costs for Replacement

Users are subject to fines for lost or damaged materials, according to the following tables:

Overdue Fines

Material Type Fine
Reserve Materials $0.25 per hour overdue
Equipment $3 per day

Costs for Replacement

Material Type Replacement Fee
Book $75
DVD $75
Equipment $75 - $1,000 (based on replacement cost)
Reference Book $150

McGraw-Page Library circulates overdue notices via email. Notices are a courtesy and failure to receive one does not constitute the waiving of any incurred fines.

Any item that is not returned by Spring Commencement is listed as lost and a replacement charge is automatically assessed. Donated items will not be accepted in lieu of the replacement charge, which covers processing as well as item costs.

Borrower Confidentiality

Under Virginia state law, library patron records (as well as circulation transactions) are protected as confidential information. We will not disclose any information concerning your library registration or borrowing activities to anyone.

WMS login

Renewing your books

  1. Click on "My Library Account" here or at the top of any library webpage
  2. Enter your campus login information
  3. You will then see a list of the items you have checked out along with their due dates
  4. To renew an item, click on the "Renew" button next to it
    1. You are allowed two renewals of most books
  5. If you are unable to renew the item, please speak to someone at the Information Desk on the first floor of the library




Phone: (804)752-7257


Judee Showalter

Phone: (804)752-7388