Renewals and Recalls


Need to keep an item longer? Be our guest!

  • Most items that have been checked out from the library can have their loan period extended beyond the due date.
  • Once you reach your renewal limit you must bring your item(s) back to the library in order to reset the renewal counter.
  • You cannot renew items if your account has been blocked. If you need information regarding your blocked account, please contact AskUs services for details.

Renew In Person

Items that have not been recalled, or have not exceeded their renewal limit, may be renewed at any library AskUs desk with the exception of Cushing, our special collections library.

Renew Online

Texas A&M University Students, Faculty, and Staff

  1. Log into MyLibrary with your NetID.
  2. From the Dashboard, click on My Record or Checked Out to see list of checked out material.
  3. Click on Renew All Items or click the Renew button next to each individual item you wish to renew.

Online Renewal Exceptions

Due to their special nature, the following items cannot be renewed online:

  • Periodicals (i.e., print journals, magazines, and other related items)
  • Laptops
  • Recalled items
  • Course reserve items
  • Media equipment - projectors, cameras, calculators, etc.
  • DVDs/Blu-rays & music CDs
  • Items that have been declared lost or damaged

TexShare and Community/Courtesy Users

To renew your materials, TexShare and Community/Courtesy Users can:


Recalling Books

Patrons may recall an urgently needed library book that is currently checked out to another patron using the online Recall Request form. The borrower will receive notification that their item has been recalled and must be returned within 14 days from the date the notice is sent. Upon return of the book, the patron who recalled the item will be notified. The recalled item will be held at the requested AskUs desk of choice for ten days.

Due to their special nature, the following items cannot be recalled:

  • Course reserve items.
  • Short-term loan items (e.g., DVDs).
  • Items that have been declared lost or damaged.
  • Items on hold awaiting pick-up.