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Textbook Lending Library and Course Reserves: Returning and Renewing

Returning Library Items

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

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Option 1 - Return items to the outside bookdrop


  • Outside bookdrops are available at the Salem Campus, Yamhill Valley Campus (YVC), and the Woodburn Public Library.
    • The Salem bookdrop is located outside of building 9 near the green parking lot
    • The YVC bookdrop is located outside the front doors of building 1
    • The Woodburn bookdrop is located off of 2nd street

*Please do not place items over 3 inches in thickness into the bookdrop.  This can cause a jam and interfere with other items being returned.  If you believe your item will not fit into the bookdrop, email the library to make additional arrangements.

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

Option 2 - In Person at Salem Campus

Fall Term Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Option 3 - By Mail

Mail items to:
Chemeketa Community College - Library
PO BOX 14007
SALEM, OR 97309
*Borrowers are responsible for proper packaging and return postage; be sure to request media rate

Option 4 - Renew your items

You must be enrolled in the term you are requesting a renewal for.  To request a renewal email the library.

Exceptions - Laptops and Chromebooks

Please DO NOT return the electronic device through the mail or the bookdrop Please visit Laptop Requests, Returns, and Renewals for information on your campus or center’s return process.  Some locations will be doing drop in hours and others will require return appointments.  To continue to use the device for the next term please fill out a renewal form.  If you have questions please contact the library.