Circulation Policy

BCTC and UK undergraduate students may check out books and audiobooks for four weeks (28 days). Faculty and graduate students can check out books for three months (90 days) and audiobooks for four weeks (28 days). Audiovisual materials such as films may be checked out for two weeks (14 days) across all user categories. A valid student ID is required to check out reserves, books, and audiovisuals.

Overdue Fines

The fine for overdue books is 10 cents per day with a maximum of $10. The fine for overdue reserve materials is 25 cents an hour. The fine for overdue interlibrary loans is $1 per day. You must pay fines in full in the Business Office.

Library Delinquency

Any item overdue more than 90 days will be considered lost and the borrower will be declared delinquent for the price of the material plus the $10 overdue fee. You will be prevented from registering, graduating, and receiving transcripts if you have a library delinquency.


If you've checked out materials from our library and would like to renew them, please call or come to our circulation desk.

Cooper Campus
(859) 246-6380

Newtown Campus
(859) 246-6713

To return items, please bring them to the Circulation Desk at Cooper or Newtown.

Community Borrowers

If you are community borrower, you may check out books and audiobooks for four weeks (28 days) and AV items such as films for two weeks (14 days), with a limit of fifteen total items checked out at any one time. The fine schedule for community borrowers is the same as it is for other borrowers (see above).

If you have any questions or problems, please feel free to contact either:

Cooper Campus
(859) 246-6380

Newtown Campus  
(859) 246-6713