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About Hostos Library: Borrowing, renewing, and returning library items

COVID-19 notice


Please note that while Hostos campus is closed, the library is online!

Please see our guide to online services to find answers to questions like:

How do I get help? 

What if I'm looking for a textbook?

You can also see more Frequently Asked Questions here!

You can also chat with us live to get answers to your questions - click on the blue button below.



What if Hostos Library does NOT have my item?

The library does not have the item I want


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AVOID LATE FINES! Did you know? You can manage your account from anywhere, online.

If you want to check when your book is due, or want to renew it, sign in here.screenshot of CUNY login box

Use the same username and password that you use for CUNY First & Blackboard.

You can also log in via OneSearch, click on the upper-right-hand corner.

sign in from OneSearch upper right hand corner

Your name will now appear in the corner. Click on it!

your name will be here

After you click, the corner will now look like this. Click on "my account".

your name after clicked

You can see all your loans here - you can renew all of them, or click for more details and to choose certain items to renew.

Please note that if someone else has requested your item, or if you've renewed already, you may not be able to renew!

list of books