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Information about how to borrow resources from the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Borrow Resources from the Jessie C. Eury Library

To check out any item from the Jessie C. Eury Library, all patrons must have a photo ID card with them. Accepted forms of ID include:

  • Your Lincoln Christian University ID card
  • Your Driver's License or other state-issued ID card.
  • An ID card from another I-Share library or other reciprocal borrowing library. 

Anyone who does not have an ID card will be asked to get their ID before items may be checked out. 


Sign in to LCU DISCOVERY and select Loans.

Loans will display a list of checked out items, due dates, and provides opportunities to renew items.

My loans

1. Click Renew All to renew all items.

2. Click the box before an item to select it. Renew Selected will appear. Click Renew Selected to renew the selected items.

3. Renew a single item by clicking Renew next to the item. Click the down arrow to view more information about a loan.

4. Items that cannot be renewed will indicate Not Renewable

Note: Regular items renew for 28 days from the renewal date.

Return Items

On-Campus: Return books to one of the three book drops on campus. 

  1. Library Service Desk
  2. Immediately outside of the Administration Building
  3. Mailroom lobby by Financial Aid
  • Return media, reserves, overnight checkouts, and oversize items directly to the Library Service Desk.

I-Share: Books and media may be returned to any I-Share library. 

Mail: Books and media may be returned via U.S. Postal Service to Jessie C. Eury Library, 100 Campus View Dr., Lincoln, IL 62656. 

Note: Do not return books to a public library or a non-I-Share library as this will cause a delayed return.

Borrowing Policies

The chart below lists all Jessie C. Eury Library borrowing policies. 


Check Out Period

# of Renewals Fines/Fees Lost Replacement Fee

General Books



28 days

Undergrad: 2

Seminary/Graduate: 3

Faculty/Staff: 3

Community Patron: 1

Recall Fee: $2/day

Books are considered lost at 28 days overdue

$125 automatic replacement cost

Overnight Reference Commentary

Check out 1 hour before closing

Due  1 hour after the Library re-opens

0 $1/hour overdue $125 automatic replacement cost
2 hour Reserve 2 hours 1

$1/hour overdue

$5/hour recall

$125 automatic replacement cost
1 day Reserve 1 day 1 $10/day overdue  
7 Day Reserve 7 days 1

$10/day overdue

$10/day recall

$200 automatic replacement cost

Pay Fines & Fees

Notice of fines and fees is sent via your LCU email or whatever email is on record in your library account. 

Please note that fines and fees may block your ability to check out resources from the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Fines may be paid via check to Lincoln Christian University.

  • Bring a check to the Jessie C. Eury Library Service Desk or mail to Jessie C. Eury Library, 100 Campus View Dr., Lincoln, IL 62656

Fines may also be paid online through Lincoln Christian University's online payment portal.