St. Olaf College Libraries
St. Olaf College Alumni
All college alumni who are Minnesota residents qualify for a library card. Cards may be requested at the circulation desk. Alums must show proof of permanent residence and provide their year of graduation.
Library guest hours are from the time the library opens in the morning until 10:00PM. When the library closes before 10:00PM, guests will leave at closing.
Guests may use the computers in the reference area of the library to search for materials and to document the resources found. Guests should check with the reference or circulation desks for the guest access code. Guests may be asked to relinquish a computer if student demand exceeds the number of available computers.
Guests may also use their personal laptops to search for materials using the St. Olaf guest network access.
Loan Periods for Materials:
|Books & Government Documents||2 Weeks|
|Videos/DVDs||4 hours (In Library Use Only)|
|Periodicals||1 week (Current issue is In Library Use Only)|
|Sound Recordings||2 hours (In Library Use Only)|
|Newspapers||In Library Use Only|
|Reference Materials||In Library Use Only|
|Microform/Microfiche||In Library Use Only|
Fees for Overdue and Lost Materials
Late fees will be imposed for overdue and lost materials. Overdue materials are subject to a late fee and a service fee. Lost materials are subject to a minimum replacement charge of $60.00 and a $20.00 service fee.
Notification of Recall: Patrons will be notified by e-mail if an item in their possession has been recalled. Recall notices must be complied with immediately or the borrower will be subject to a $5.00/day per item late fee.
Minimum Use: All borrowers are guaranteed exclusive use of library materials for eight days after the time of check-out.
Approved by the Library Faculty Committee, March 2013.