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Renew Books

Temple Libraries offers 3 ways to renew items:

1.  Renew your books online through My Library Account :

The system will let you know instantly if any items could not be renewed and why. If any of your materials are already overdue, call any one of the Circulation Desks for assistance.

2. Renew your books over the phone:

Call any time during operating hours to renew your books or to speak to someone about your account.


Paley Library                                               (215) 204-0744
Ambler Library                                            (267) 468-8640
Science and Engineering Library (SEL)    (215) 204-7828

3. Renew your books in person:

Bring your Temple ID to any circulation desk during regular business hours to renew your books.


Please keep in mind that we are unable to renew:


Reserve items
Recalled items
If your account has expired
If you owe more than $35 in fines

If the item is billed for replacement


Renewal policies vary by patron type, for more information please click here