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About the CSI Library: Borrowing

Mission, policies, services, staff, and contact information


Borrowing & Circulation

General Information

  • The Library is open to all visitors for reference use. Currently registered students, CSI faculty, and staff have borrowing privileges. Any adult who is a permanent resident of the Magic Valley may purchase a one-year courtesy card at the front desk for $25.00.
  • Photocopy machines are available in the library and black and white copies can be made at $0.10 per page - cash and coins only. 
  • Reference books may be used only in the Library.

‚ÄčBooks (Main, Large, & Fiction)

  • 1 month

eBooks (EBSCO eBook Collection and ebrary)

  • All titles can be viewed directly online


  • 2 weeks


  • 2 weeks
  • Limit: 3


  • 3 days
  • Limit: 3

Compact Discs

  • 2 weeks
  • Limit: 3

Board Games

  • 1 week
  • Limit 2


  • 1 week

Items may be renewed twice.

Book By Mail

Students at the Gooding, Jerome, and Mini-Cassia Centers can have books sent through interoffice mail!

  • If you need a book, but cannot make it to the CSI Library in Twin Falls, you can have a book sent to one of our three extension offices. 
  • Contact Allison Beard at (208) 732-6502 /
  • You will pick up and return your book at the extension office.