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Who Can Borrow from OC Libraries

Olympic College Libraries extend borrowing privileges to:

  • All students, staff, and faculty of Olympic College.

  • All of the following groups (after obtaining a Community Patron account*):

    • Residents of Kitsap and Mason Counties who are at least 16 years old

    • Students at another Washington State Community College (reciprocal agreement regardless of address)

    • Enlisted military stationed in Bremerton or elsewhere in Kitsap County

*To become a community patron, apply in person for a Community Patron account to obtain privileges at an OC library in Bremerton, Poulsbo, or Shelton. Please bring a Washington State driver's license or photo ID along with proof of your current address (e.g. a utility bill).   You may register for borrowing and computer-use privileges.

How long can you keep items



Loan Period

Max. Item Limit

Circulating Books  14 days


10 for Community Patrons

Reserve Books

 Varies: library-use only, 1-day, 3-days, 7-days 2

Reference Books

 Students: library-use only

 Faculty: as needed


Electronic Books

 Download to device for 1-7 days



 7 days 5

Circulating Videos

 7 days 3

Reserve Videos

 Library use only 2

CDs (music)

 7-days 5

 Students: 2-hour library-use only

 Faculty: 3 days (renewable)

 Not available to Community Patrons


Need to renew items you have checked out?

Call 360-475-7250 or log into your library account.