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All Smith College library buildings are open to students, faculty, and staff who are in the campus COVID-19 screening program, as well as Emeriti faculty, Five College students enrolled in Smith courses, and Smith research affiliates. Please note that an active OneCard is required for access to either swipe in or to show upon entry; questions about obtaining or activating a OneCard should be directed to Library buildings are not open to the public at this time. All library locations are open regular hours.

Masks are required in all indoor spaces. Building capacity is not currently limited. See real-time Neilson Library occupancy levels to know how many people are in the building.

Beginning September 2, Alumnae Gymnasium will be a 24-hour study space. 

Library Services

Most library services have returned to normal at this time, including print Course Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, and equipment lending. Please contact or 413-585-2910 with any questions or concerns. Questions about Special Collections can be sent to