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Reed Library services during Summer Sessions

Reed Library is physically closed for the foreseeable future, but we continue to provide services virtually. 

Reference assistance is available 24/7 from the "Chat live or text a librarian 24/7" service, accessible from Reed Library's homepage. Reed librarians will staff this service Monday-Friday, 1:00-4:00 pm through August 21.  Fredonia students, faculty, and staff can also make an Individual Research Appointment with a Reed librarian. Questions are welcome via email at

Borrowing materials from Reed Library's collection can still be done. Complete this form and arrangements will be made for pick-up or mailing.

Interlibrary Loan for physical materials (books, scores, DVDs, CDs) is again being accepted (as of July 15, 2020). Patrons may submit their requests online at

Patrons will be notified via email when their item arrives. Although the library is not currently open to visitors, patrons may pick up their ILL item(s) from 12:00-1:00 pm Monday through Friday at the library’s front entrance in the McEwen hallway. Alternatively, items can be mailed to patrons upon request.Returns will be accepted during this same time (12:00-1:00pm). Patrons may also leave ILL returns in any of our three library book drops.
Please be aware that Interlibrary Loan processing times are likely to be longer than usual, since many libraries are still closed and/or not lending physical items.
Fredonia students, faculty, and staff can request articles and book chapters.
Please contact the Interlibrary Loan office at if you have any questions.

Return Reed Library and Interlibrary Loan items to either of the three library book drop boxes on campus or mail to Reed Library (see this FAQ for locations and mailing address). Although not the usual library policy, we encourage you to return Interlibrary Loan materials to the book drop boxes for the foreseeable future. For rare or fragile Interlibrary Loan items, please email to make other arrangements for returns.

All materials from Reed Library have been automatically renewed until August 31.  For Interlibrary Loan materials, due dates are set by the lending library.  

Please email with any questions or concerns.

Please see Reed Library's homepage for further details and updated information throughout the summer.

For questions, contact Kerrie Wilkes at