borrowing privileges Borrowing privileges are extended without charge to Bastyr University students, staff, faculty and alumni. Local health practitioners, students at specified schools in the area and researchers may be eligible to purchase limited library privileges. The annual fee for researchers is $50.00. Please call and speak with a staff person. checkout periods Books can be checked out for three weeks. DVDs, CDs, videotapes and audiotapes circulate for one week. These items may be renewed. Historical and reference books, and journals, must be used in the library. Reserve items for classes generally circulate for two hours during the day and overnight; some reserve texts circulate for three days. Reserve items may not be renewed. For specialized items, ask a staff member. Books may be returned after hours to the book drop-box outside the Library door. Overdue Fines For fines $2.00 and over, you may donate food in lieu of payment. Ask a staff member for details. Books in the general collection: 10 cents per day Course reserve items: 50 cents per hour DVDs/video/audiotapes: 25 cents per day Appropriate items may be renewed (even if overdue) by phone (425) 602-3020; email library[at]bastyr[dot]edu; in person (with or without the books in hand) or via a personal catalog account. Confidentiality The Library upholds the confidentiality of its circulation records and will not reveal patron information.