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Library Orientation

Print Books

Print books are shelved in the Reading Room. You may browse the shelves or search for books in Albert.
  • Books shelved in the Reading Room may be borrowed for 2 weeks and may be renewed if no one else is waiting for them.
  • Books shelved in the Closed Reserve collection may be requested  at the Circulation Desk. Closed Reserve books may be borrowed for 2 hours.
  • You may check out books at the Circulation Desk or use our Grab-N-Go service for contactless borrowing.

If you prefer, you may borrow library books contactlessly with our Grab-N-Go Service! 

Find books you need on Albert 

Fill out this form

Wait for the confirmation email from library staff

Pick up your books at the library on the cart across from the Circulation Desk

Return books in the bookdrop located outside the library.

If you have questions, email


To renew books:

Log on to Albert

Email Circulation Desk staff or call 718.430.3111