Library & Archives

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long can I check items out? What kinds of items can I check out?

A: Students may check out material for one semester; faculty may check out material for a full year.

Q.  Can I check things out over the summer? 

A: Absolutely. Please come speak to us about this at the circulation desk.

Q: Do you have fiction books?

A:  We don’t specifically collect for popular fiction at this time. We have some fiction in our collection, but we suggest you apply for a card and check out books and resources available at the Kent County Public Library.

Q:  Can I check out reference materials?

A:  No. Reference materials (located in the back of the main floor) are non-circulating.

Q:  Is my textbook for my class here? Do you have any textbooks?

A:  We do not collect texts for class at the library. Please get your material from the campus bookstore as indicated on your syllabus.

Q:  My professor told me to get a book on reserve…where do I go to get it?

A:  Make sure you have your student ID and then stop by the main desk to request the book. We will keep your ID when you request to use the book.

Q:  What are your hours during finals week?

A:  We will announce finals hours closer to the end of the semester.

Q:  Is there a cafe in the library?

A: Yes. Visit Sophie’s Cafe for Caribou coffee, snacks, and freshly made grab-and-go meals. Sandwiches, yogurt, fruit, chips and candy are all available, as well as study space looking out onto the beautiful Miller Library terrace. Hours for the cafe are different than our normal library hours:

Sunday:  5:00 p.m. - Midnight

Monday - Thursday:  10:00 a.m. - Midnight

Friday:  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Closed During Summer