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Not a student and want to use the library? Start here.

If you are not a student at Olympic College, you may open a Community Patron account if you meet the conditions outlined below.

You must be at least 16 years old.

You must meet at least one of the following criteria.

  • A resident of Kitsap or Mason County; or
  • A student from any Washington State Community College (please bring student ID or proof of current enrollment); or
  • A student enrolled with one of our university partners  (please bring student ID or proof of current enrollment).
  • Enlisted military stationed in Bremerton or elsewhere in Kitsap County.

For a Computer Account Only

Applicant  must present a picture ID, such as a Washington Driver’s License or Identification Card, or Military ID card.

For a Computer Account + Borrowing Privileges

Applicant must present a picture ID, such as a Washington Driver’s License or Identification Card, or Military ID card, and must present proof of their current physical address, such as a utility bill, lease agreement, or insurance form. (sorry, a P.O. box is not acceptable).

Agreements

Applicant must agree to abide by the conditions of the "Olympic College Libraries Acceptable Use Policy" outlined on the Computer User/Borrower Registration Form.

Applicant must also agree to abide by Olympic College's "Rules & Policies" regarding computer use.

Limits to Community Patron accounts:

Due to licensing agreements, Community patrons do not have off-campus access to our subscription databases.
Community patrons may use the library computers in HL 128 and HL 127, in the Poulsbo Library room 106, and in the Johnson Library in Shelton, but may not use any other OC computers.
Community patrons may not use OC's wireless system.
Community patrons pay for computer printing ($.10/b&w page; $.20/color page), and photocopying ($.10/page b&w only). 

Suspension of Library Privileges

Violation of any portion of the agreements above ("Olympic College Libraries Acceptable Use Policy" or Olympic College's "Rules & Policies" regarding computer use) may result in the suspension of library privileges for 6 months.
Repeat violations may result in permanent revocation of library privileges.
 

Rev. 17 Feb 2015 km