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Taft College Library Online Requests

Online requests can be made for laptops, mobile hotspots, calculators, and print/physical books.

Guidelines for requesting items online

  • Online requests are available for pick up Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Requests made before 12:00 p.m. will be available for same day pick-up after 1:00 p.m.
  • A request made after 12:00 p.m. will be available for pick-up the following business day by 7:30 a.m.
  • Items will be held for 2 business days, after which unclaimed items will be returned to the shelf.
  • Students are allowed 1 laptop per semester.
  • Students are allowed 1 mobile hotspot per semester.
  • Students are allowed 1 calculator per semester.
  • A maximum of 3 online requests for print/physical books at a time.

You will receive a confirmation email when your request has been fulfilled. Please check your Junk Mail/Spam Folder to verify your request.

When picking up your items:

  • Come to the Circulation Desk
  • Bring your Student ID
  • Complete and sign an Equipment Loan Agreement

If you have any questions please call (661) 763-7707 or email

Please review the "How to Request Items Online" tutorial below:

Not sure what books are in the library, use the One Search box below.

Use OneSearch to find online articles, eBooks, and videos

Need to use a specific database? Use the drop down menu below to open any of our databases.

A - Z Databases


Need technology? The library has laptops, hotspots, Calculators, etc... for check out.

Do you have questions for the Library staff? Ask below using our Ask the Library Chat.

Are your classes online? The library has a Canvas page.