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BC Libraries Update


Renewing & Returning Material


Students, faculty, and staff can renew BC owned books online using your Library Account.  BC Alumni should email renewal requests to

  • BC renewal questions, email us at or call 617-552-8038.
  • Interlibrary Loan questions, please email or call 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.


Returning In Person: 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.


Returning By Mail:

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.