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Library staff will be unavailable on Monday, January 18, for Martin Luther King Jr Day. Online resources are accessible 24/7. See Find Online Sources


Today's Hours

Library buildings are closed
while the College is closed.

See Library Services During Covid-19

Contact Us

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.

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


Young Library

Library services have been impacted by COVID-19. Contactless pickup service is now available. For details, see Library Services During COVID-19

Please note that materials in the Young Library and the Annex will be temporarily unavailable from December 18, 2020 to January 22, 2021 while books are moved into the Neilson Library. Please contact with questions about specific items.

Students working on computers in Young Library

Young Library is the Libraries’ central campus service hub and home to the Special Collections for the duration of the New Neilson Library Project (2017-2020).  

The Young Library service desk is the pick-up location for:

General Library Services

Special Collections Services



Contact Us


Young Library, Bass Hall, 4 Tyler Drive, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063 - Directions

For help with... Name or Department Phone Email
Reference and research assistance, library instruction Brendan O'Connell, Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research 413-585-6597                                 
Borrowing, renewing, returning Young Library Service Desk 413-585-2910
Fines and bills Josephine Hernandez, Circulation Associate, Billing 413-585-4160
Course reserves Dominique Tremblay, Access Services Manager 413-585-4163
Course reserves C.M. Flynn, Circulation Associate, Reserves 413-585-4161
General questions Young Library Service Desk 413-585-2910

What happened to the Young Science Library?

While Young Library is serving as the Libraries’ central campus service hub and home to the Special Collections during the New Neilson Library Project, science books and journals will be in storage and can be requested through the Five College Delivery Service. See History of the Smith College Libraries for more information.