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We Have a New Website
The Bankier Library will be unveiling an updated website on September 7th. To assist with the transition, we will be keeping our old website running concurrently until October 31st. A link to the old website will be provided in the Services for Faculty section of the new site.

Intersession Library Hours
Intersession (Aug 16 – Sept 6)
Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Monday, Sept. 4 – Labor Day Holiday: Closed
Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Fall Convocation: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Library Subscriptions
Recent additions and changes to the library’s electronic resource collections:
The Wall Street Journal

ebrary ebooks platform has been upgraded to ProQuest Ebook Central

Onesource is now known as D&B Business Browser

Encyclopaedia Britannica expires on 7/31;
Humanities International Complete expires on 8/31;
Biography Reference Bank (Wilson) expires on 8/31

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Kindle Loan  


Bankier Library lends Kindle e-Book Readers to Brookdale Community College students, faculty and staff for two weeks. The eBook Readers have a selection of recent best-sellers and prize winning books on a variety of topics. Search "kindle" in the Library’s catalog for the titles currently available.


  • Present your current college ID card at the 2nd floor Circulation Desk
  • Verify that the equipment is in good working order
  • Sign the Kindle Loan Agreement
  • The loan period is two (2) weeks. No renewals
  • Return the Kindle to the 2nd floor Circulation Desk

Fines and Liability

  • We will check the equipment to ensure proper working order when you borrow and return
  • You are responsible for damaged or lost items and parts
  • Any damage to the equipment will be noted on your record and billed accordingly
  • The overdue fine is $5.00 per day or any part of a day
  • Replacement cost of a damaged or stolen Kindle - $200, Kindle DX - $400
  • Until fines or replacement fees are paid, your Brookdale account will be blocked

Request eBook Titles

We would like to hear from you of good books to add to the Kindles. Please use the Suggest a Library Purchase form on the library website to request eBook titles.


Features of the Amazon Kindle. Complete documentation is available on the device itself.