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    Welcome to Reid Memorial Library. We encourage questions. Please feel free to call the Circulation Desk, talk to a librarian while visiting the library, or through the chat window located on this page. We look forward to working with you.

    The Reid Memorial Library and the library computer lab is open Monday - Thursday 8 a.m - 8 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. In accordance with state guidelines, a mask or cloth face covering is required in indoor public spaces while on campus. (Disposable masks, as available, provided upon request.) Online reference support through chat and Zoom is available Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Webcams and earbuds now available! Plug-n-play webcams are now available for in-library use to assist with access to videoconference class sessions (i.e. Zoom and Collaborate). A driver's license is required to borrow one. Free earbuds are also available. Both are available at the front desk.

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