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Library services are available remotely; library buildings are closed. See Library Services During COVID-19

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Library buildings are closed
while the College is closed.

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Return Items

 Library services have been impacted by COVID-19. See: Library Services During COVID-19

With the exception of Reserve and Interlibrary Loan items, Smith and Five College materials may be returned to any Five College library.

Reserve items must be returned in person to the library service desk where they were borrowed.

Recalled items must be returned by the newly established due date on the recall notice. If possible, return a recalled item as soon as possible to any Five College library. If you are out of the area when you receive a recall notice, please contact the appropriate service desk (see below) for specific mailing instructions.

Interlibrary Loan items must be returned to the circulation desk in Young Library.

Avoid using bookdrops whenever possible as they often damage library materials. Fragile or large items and video or sound recordings, especially LP (vinyl) recordings, should never be placed in a bookdrop, but should be returned to a library circulation desk.

To return a Smith library item by mail

  • Pack the item securely in a padded envelope or box
  • Insure the package for $50 per item
  • Mail to:

Smith College Libraries
Young Library
Circulation Department
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

For specific questions, please contact the appropriate library service desk.

Contact Us

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