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Textbook Lending Library and Course Reserves: Returning and Renewing

Returning Library Items

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


Options for Returning/Renewing:

Option 1 - Return items in person

Salem Campus Library information:

  • Salem Campus Library term hours:

             Monday - Thursday: 9am - 6pm


Yamhill Valley Campus Information:

  • Yamhill Valley Campus Library term hours:

             Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm


Woodburn Public Library Information:


Polk Center Information:


Option 2- Return items to the outside bookdrop

  • 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 Public Library bookdrop is located off of 2nd Street


Please do not place anything over 3 inches into the bookdrop.  If you do not believe that your item will fit in the bookdrop, 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

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

Some items can be renewed for the following term; to request a renewal email

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 and renewal processes.  Some locations will be doing drop in hours and others will require return appointments.   If you have questions please contact the library.