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 Library services have been impacted by COVID-19.

  • Item pickup is now located in the Neilson Library. For details, see Library Services During COVID-19.
  • Print Reserves are suspended until library services resume on campus and physical lending can be done equitably. All reserves are currently offered online only.
  • Equipment lending is suspended until full library services resume on campus and physical lending can be done equitably. Please contact Smith College Digital Support with all equipment requests.

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

Delivery is usually within a day or two to Neilson Library, Monday-Friday.

Smith books are...

  • On campus in Hillyer, Josten, and Neilson Libraries
  • Off campus in SC Annex Stacks

See Request Materials for more information.

Who Can Borrow

All borrowers must present a current Smith OneCard, Five College ID or another valid Smith Library card.

Smith College Students, Faculty & Staff

  • Smith undergraduate and graduate students
  • Smith School for Social Work students
  • Faculty (regular, visiting, emeritus, Five College Fellows based at Smith)
  • Staff (current and retired)

Smith College Affiliates

  • Smith College alumnae
  • Spouses, partners and dependents of Smith employees
  • High school students and auditors enrolled in a Smith course

Five College Borrowers

Borrowers from Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, Williams College and the University of Massachusetts must present a valid college identification card to circulation desk staff to borrow material.

  • Students
  • Faculty (including Five College Fellows not based at Smith)
  • Five College Associates
  • Staff
  • Learning in Retirement students

Non-affiliated Borrowers

Residents of Hampshire, Hampden, and Franklin Counties over 18 years old may purchase limited borrowing privileges from the Smith College Libraries for $30 a year. Non-affiliated users must present their current Smith College Libraries card to circulation desk staff to borrow library material.

Contact Us

Location Phone Email
Neilson Library 413-585-2910
Hillyer Art Library 413-585-2940
Josten Performing Art Library 413-585-2930