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Marvin Library Learning Commons Services in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic:

View the college's COVID-19 webpage for the most up-to-date information on campus services.

Building hours

Starting August 31, building hours are:

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

When you enter the building, you will need to register for a seat using the online reservation system.  It's quick and simple!  You may complete this on your smartphone as you enter the building.  Note that building capacity is limited and if capacity is reached, you will be asked to wait to enter.

Masks are required and social distancing guidelines are in place.

Until further notice, building access is limited to current students and employees.  No visitors or community users may enter the building.  

Building / campus restrictions

The campus has reopened on a limited basis.  Adhere to campus guidelines posted online.

Building access is limited to current students and employees.  No visitors, accompanying guests, nor community users may enter the building until further notice.

The second floor is closed.  There is no group study room access until further notice.

Feeling unwell?

If you have symptoms associated with coronovirus or other contagious illness, please do not come onto campus or into the building!  Most services are available remotely.  Return library materials to the book drop inside the first set of entrance doors (open 24/7) to minimize contact with employees.  Thank you!

Voices Lecture Series

The Voices Lecture Series is is online for Fall 2020 semester.  Check out the presenter schedule!

50th anniversary events

Planned activities for the 50th anniversary are cancelled.  

More information on other tabbed pages

Follow the other tabbed sections of this page:

  • Dwight Marvin Library
    • Textbooks
    • Ask a Librarian | Research assistance
    • Ebooks
  • Learning Centers
    • LAC 
    • CLC
    • Writing assistance
  • Support for faculty
  • Coronavirus general health information

Contact us

When the building is closed, please contact the library by phone.  Leave a message with your question and a return phone number.  Staff are monitoring voicemail throughout regular business hours and will respond promptly.

(518) 629-7336  General questions

(518) 629-7337  Research assistance

Library Cafe

The library cafe will be open at the start of fall semester.

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

We encourage take-out of food and beverages purchased.  A limited number of seats are available to consume items purchased at the cafe.