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Fall 2020: Quick Guide to Library Services

Fob box at library entranceIn Fall 2020, the library building will be open ONLY to CURRENT students, faculty and staff of the College.

You MUST use your R-MC fob at the entrance and wear a face covering to come in. Check your temperature in the foyer! (Photo from lobby showing fob scanner and temperature scanner in the background)White headphones on a gray background

Dry erase marker kits will be available in limited quantities. Be sure to bring your chargers, headphones, staplers, and other items you may need as we are currently not able to provide them.

Library Hours

 

Printing

Printing will be available at the main computer area on the first floor. All print jobs will be released by staff at the circulation desk. Keep this in mind and plan ahead as staff may be assisting others before you.

Study Areas

Group study areaSeveral areas are set up on the first floor to accommodate small groups. All group study must be socially distanced. There are plenty of spaces for individual Chair and table outside the special collections roomstudy on both floors. You will find tables to spread out your work, chairs with moveable desktops, study carrels, and computer workstations.

The second floor is for quiet study only. Single-occupancy study rooms arSingle occupancy study roome reservable online. The 24/7 room is open for socially distanced study.

Stairways

Stairways are designated for either going up or down. The main stairway, as you come in, is for "up" use only. There are several stairwells along the outside walls, through fire doors, that are designated for "down" use only.

Sign "up" onlyMain stairway in library

"Up" stairway upon entering through the main entrance

 

Sign "Exit" hereDown stairwellDots and arrows lead way to exit

"Down" stairwell Henry Street side between study rooms and restrooms.

There are several exits on the second floor, just follow the dots and arrows.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Staff at Circulation DeskDo your part to stay healthy and on-campus this semester!

  • All persons in the Library are required to wear a face covering.
  • Social distancing of six feet from each other is expected.
  • Bring bottled water with a reusable straw, water fountains are not available. No eating in the library.
  • Please use hand sanitizer after entering the building or touching shared surfaces. Stations are located throughout the building.
  • Restrooms are single occupancy.
  • Plexiglass has been installed in public service areas. 
  • Self-checkout is available at the Circulation Desk.
  • Makerspace is single occupancy with limited resources available.