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Borrowing Books, DVDs, etc.: Returning and Renewing

How to borrow physical items from the library for delivery by mail

Returning Library Materials

Thank you for checking out items from the Chemeketa Community College Library.  There are multiple options for returning your items (books, dvds, calculators, CCRLS items, and College Lending items.

Options for Returning/Renewing

Option 1 - Return Items in Person

Visit your return site's web page for updated information on hours of operation and closures.

Option 2 - Return Items to the Outside Book Drop

The Salem book drop is located outside of Building 9 in the Green parking lot

Salem campus library book drop in front of Building 9 loading dock

The Yamhill book  drop is located outside the front doors of Building 1

book drop at Yamhil to the right of Building 1 entrance

The Woodburn Public Library book drop is located off 2nd Street


Please do not place anything over three inches thick into the book drop.  If you do not believe that your item will fit in the book drop, please see the library hours above for return times and return them directly to the library's circulation desk.

Binder Books: To preserve the integrity of the binder and its contents please rubber band the binder shut or return it in a plastic bag.

Option 3 - By Mail

Mail items to:

Chemeketa Community College Library

P.O. Box 14007

Salem, OR  97309

*Borrowers are responsible for proper packaging and return postage; be sure to request the media rate.

Option 4 - Renew Your Items

Some items can be renewed for the following term (if you are registered). To request a renewal email

Exceptions - Laptops and Chromebooks

Please DO NOT return the electronic device through the mail or the book drop.  Please visit Laptop Requests, Returns, and Renewals for information on your campus or center's return and renewal processes. If you have questions please contact the library.