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Library Services and Policies

Holds Policy and Procedures

Placing Holds

  • ELAC students, staff, and faculty can place a hold on any LACCD libraries' regular circulating books. 
  • A limit on up to three (3) items can be placed on hold.
  • If an item is eligible to be placed on hold, a "Place Hold" link next to the item will be displayed.
  • You will be notified by email once your requested item is available for pickup.
  • The default expiration period for holds is set to 60 days. 
  • Holds are filled in the order they are placed.
  • A held item will be sent back to the owning library if it's not picked up within 7 days. 
  • If you need help or have a question, call the circulation desk at (323) 265-8758 (Monterey Park Campus), or (323) 357-6219 (South Gate Campus).