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Tahrir Book Delivery

Using a valid AUC ID card, books may be borrowed from the AUC Tahrir Square library.

Fill out an online pick-up request form.
Delivery of materials will be within 72 hours (three working days).

A maximum of five books may be delivered by the Tahrir library to all types of patrons. This does not apply to SCE students and vsitors who have borrowing privileges, where the maximum is three books only.


Returning Books

Whether books are borrowed from the AUC Library in New Cairo or the AUC Tahrir Square library, patrons may return them to the Library in Tahrir. 

Books should be returned on or before the due date at the Tahrir library or at the circulation desk of the AUC Library in New Cairo. Books not returned on time to the proper location will result in a fine.

An overdue book will automatically block a patron from borrowing. The library will send patrons with overdue books two overdue notices. Failure to receive an overdue notice does not exempt a borrower from a fine.



1. Late Return
Item Fine per working day:

From 1 to 10 days: 50 PT
After 10 days: 150 PT
Maximum Fine: LE 50 

2. Lost Items
If the item is lost, the charge will be:
Fine charges + overhead charges (LE 50) + replacement cost

The library will consider an item lost after being overdue for 60 working days. 
The cost of a lost book (fines and processing fees not included) will be refunded if the book is returned within one year.



Books may be renewed on or before the due date, provided there is no hold on the book in the following locations:

The AUC Tahrir Square library is  located in the Falaki Academic Center.

tel 20.2.2797.6517


Searches, Holds and Recall

Patrons may fill out an online pick-up request form, if the book is not checked out and is on the AUC Library shelf in New Cairo.

If a book is checked out, the AUC Tahrir Square library staff members may place a "hold" on it. When the book is available, a notice will be sent to the patron and the book will be held for pickup for seven days at the library in Tahrir Square. 

All books are subject to recall 14 days after their first check out date, and/or at any time for reserve use.