Skip to Main Content

Library Guide for Online Students

This guide is for students taking online classes at Moorpark College

Hold Pickup Information

The Moorpark College Library offers a Holds Pickup service. You may place holds on items in the Main Collection and the Textbook Lending Program through our catalog to be picked up at the library. Semester loans for laptops, hotspots, and Textbook Lending Program books are due by the last day of finals.

We offer pick up times Monday-Friday when the library is open. The library hours are listed below. 

Library Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8am-5pm 8am-6pm 8am-6pm 8am-5pm 8am-12pm

Please wait until you receive an email notice from us that says your item is ready for pickup. This notice will have important pickup information for you.

You may also come in without placing a request on an item, but please check availability on the library catalog linked above or by contacting us via the information below. 

Questions? Please call us at 805-378-1450 or email to


How to Place a Hold - Request a Textbook Lending Item (semester loan)

How to Place a Hold - Request an item to pick up at the Library

Learn more about hold pickups here

Placing Holds in the Catalog

Step 1: Go to and enter the title or keywords for the item you want and choose Search.


Library catalog search widget with "Dune" typed into the search form

Step 2: Select the appropriate print title that fits your search. *Please note that course reserves are not available for hold pickup.


Library catalog search results for "Dune" with an arrow indicating the item we want.

Step 3: The item's full information will open when selected. You will need to sign in using the sign in button under the "Get It" section.


Full information for "Dune" with an arrow directing attention to the sign in notification for viewing request options.

Step 4: Sign in using your MyVCCCD credentials. If you get an error, please contact the library at 805-378-1450.


Pop-up window to login using "MyVCCCD" or "Guest" with an arrow pointing at "MyVCCCD"

Step 5: When you are signed in to MyVCCCD you will see a "Request" button appear in the "Get It" section of the item information. *Please note that course reserves are not available for hold pickup. If the item location information says "Reserves," the "Request" button will not display.


Full information for "Dune" with the request button now available.

Step 6: The request window will open and allow you to add optional comments before sending your request.


The request window with options to comment and to send request

Step 7: You've done it! After your request has been placed you will receive a notification email when the item is ready for pickup as well as instructions on how and when to do so.

Confirmation notification, text reads "Your request was successfully placed"