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Library services have been impacted by COVID-19. Contactless pickup service is now available. See Library Services During COVID-19

Today's Hours

Library buildings are closed
while the College is closed.

See Library Services During Covid-19

Contact Us

Librarians are available via Zoom
Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Use Ask Us to send a question and
we'll set up the virtual meeting.


Here's My Library!

How do I get books?

Request Smith and Five College books via the Five College Library Catalog using

Delivery within a day or two to Young Library, Monday-Friday

Smith books are...

  • On campus in Hillyer & Josten Libraries
  • Off campus in SC Annex Stacks (Neilson & Young Science books)

See Request Materials for more information.

Learn about Smith library services at Young, Josten, and Hillyer Libraries  while Neilson Library and Alumnae Gym are being renovated. See Here's My Library for more information.

Map showing locations of Young, Hillyer, and Josten Libraries

Young Library - Bass Hall

  • During construction of the New Neilson Library and Alumnae Gym (2017-2020), Young Library is the central campus library and home to Special Collections.

Hillyer Art Library - Brown Fine Arts Center

  • Collections, services, and study spaces for the history, theory, criticism, and practice of the visual arts

Josten Performing Arts Library - Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts

  • Collections, services, and study spaces for music, theatre, dance, and allied interdisciplinary areas

For more information, see Locations & Study Spaces.

Looking for a place to study?

Try SmithScape!

SmithScape is a tool to help students find places to study across campus that meet specific criteria, such as lighting, ambient noise, printers, whiteboards, outlets, vending machines, etc.

It is available online and as an app via the App Store and Google Play Store (coming soon). Frequently Asked Questions