Library Services


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Who Can Borrow Materials From Puksta Library?

  • Current RVCC students
  • Employees of the college
  • Community residents
  • Students of other New Hampshire academic institutions.

How Long Can Library Materials Be Checked Out?

  • Books: Three weeks
  • DVD/AudioCD: One week/three weeks
  • Reference books: Library use only
  • Newspapers: Library use only
  • Reserves: Library use only unless specified by the instructor

Interlibrary Loan 
Interlibrary loan provides access to resources not available at Puksta Library. Books and other materials can be borrowed from libraries in New Hampshire and throughout the United States. This service can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks, so please plan accordingly. Interlibrary loan is not designed for last minute research. For more information, see our complete interlibrary loan policy. You can email requests to library staff.

Reference help and library instruction
Library instruction is available to individuals or groups. Group sessions can be general introductions to the library or in depth instruction in the use of particular resources. Faculty may schedule these sessions at anytime. Please schedule the sessions at least one week in advance to allow library staff adequate preparation time.

Library staff are available during all hours of operation to assist you with your questions. Drop in anytime or set up an appointment for more in depth assistance. You can also call or email questions to library staff anytime.

Audio-Visual Equipment
The library has a variety of audiovisual equipment that can be borrowed for use on campus. This includes the following

  • Amazon Echo Dot (2)

  • DVD Players (3)

  • Flip video camera with tripod (1)

  • HDMI cords (5)

  • ION 100 Watt Bluetooth Speaker with MIC (1)

  • Laptop computers (5 MacBook Pro; 3 PC)

  • Mini Display Port to VGA for MAC laptops (2)

  • Portable LCD projectors (6)

  • Portable Screen (2)

  • Desktop Speakers(3)

  • VGA Cords (many)

Please see library staff to sign out/reserve any of these items.

Library staff can provide basic instruction in the use of the audio/visual equipment, but students and faculty are expected to operate the equipment independently.



Contact Us

(603) 542-7744
1 College Place
Claremont, NH 03743


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