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Book Request and Delivery
You can request regular circulating Los Rios library books and have it delivered to CRC Elk Grove Center's LRC.
Borrow TEXTBOOKS (Course Reserves)
Some of the textbooks for classes taught at CRC Elk Grove Center can be checked out up to two hours. These books are held at the EGC's Learning Resources Center (Room 204).
Renew Books and Check Your Library Account
View ONLINE what books and other materials you have checked out, renew items and more. You can also call the Circulation Desk, (916) 691-7266, to answer questions about your Library account.
Find Articles and Databases
You can search our online databases to find articles in thousands of journals, magazines, and newspapers on almost any conceivable topic.
Online Encyclopedias, and Dictionaries
Whether you are looking for a definition of a word or general information about your topic, you have access to online encyclopedias and dictionaries. Try searching Gale Virtual Reference Library and Reference Universe, two online tools that contain hundreds of whole reference titles. Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is also available online.
Look up Magazine and Journal Titles
See what magazines and journals the Library subscribes to and locate them online or in print.
Check Out an E-book
We have access to thousands of books that are available online. These books were originally published on paper.