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Library buildings are closed
while the College is closed.

See Library Services During Covid-19

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Libraries' Service Desk

Call 413-585-2910
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

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Winter Library Service Updates, December 14 - January 23

Smith College campus buildings covered in snow

The President of the College has announced that Monday, December 21, 2020 will be a staff holiday and the college will be closed. Here are the related changes to library services.

  • Monday, December 14, 2020: Request fulfillment for Five College and ILL materials pauses. Requests made before this day will be processed for contactless pickup by December 18, 2020.
  • Thursday, December 17, 2020: Deadline to requests for all Smith library materials. Materials will be available for contactless pickup on Friday, December 18, 2020. 
  • Friday, December 18, 2020: The last round of materials to be ready for pickup before the break will be put in the Bass Hall lobby. Students must pick up materials before 9pm.
  • Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021: Materials already in the contactless pickup area will still be available for faculty and staff to retrieve during this time. Library staff will not be on site, and will not be available for phone calls or online reference inquiries. If you encounter any access issues, you may email and you will receive a reply when library staff return on January 4, 2021. 
  • January 4, 2021: Library staff are available again. Request fulfillment for Hillyer, Josten, Five College and ILL materials resumes.
  • January 23, 2021: Request fulfillment for Neilson Library materials (former Young and Annex materials) resumes.

Online library resources are available 24/7 for those doing research over the break.

Please consult Library Services During COVID-19 for current services, access to collections and online workshops for faculty.


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