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BC Libraries Update


Renewing & Returning Material

Extended Loan Period

Recent graduates have until October 31, 2020 to return material. Exceptions include materials in Course Reserves and items not owned by the Libraries, such as materials obtained through Interlibrary Loan.  

  • Course Reserves questions, please contact Course Reserves at or at 617-552-2297.
  • Interlibrary Loan questions, please contact Interlibrary Loan at or 617-552-3209.

Returning material

Books are quarantined for 6 days before being checked back in. You should not be fined if you returned your books on time, but it may take a few days for your Library Account to be cleared.


BC books and ILL books can be returned to any library when open or to the exterior book drops at O'Neill Library 1st floor between the doors to the atrium or the Theology & Ministry Library.


You can also return items by mail. The address is:


Boston College O'Neill Library

Circulation Services

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


For questions about mailing materials or library fines, contact us at or 617-552-8038.


Students, faculty, and staff can renew books online using your Library Account.

Alumni should email renewal requests to