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Library Services: Borrowing Library Materials

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How to Check out Library Materials

Bring your Providence ID to the library and we will register you in our Library Management System [ALMA].

For University of Providence students, there is no limit to the number of books that you can have checked out at one time.  

Due Dates:

  • Books -- 4 weeks
  • Journals -- Library Use Only
  • Reserves -- Instructor's Choice
  • Laptops  -  2 weeks

Overdue fines for books are 10¢ per item per day to a maximum of $10.  Overdue fines for laptops are $10 per day.  Reserve books are 50¢ per day.   

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The spring semester is being offered through face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction, with adaptations and mitigation protocols to reduce risk to COVID-19 exposure. The University continues to support and enforce the use of masks while inside a University facility, and continues to support physical distancing of at least 6 feet.  The Library is not open to the public.

For questions pertaining to University COVID protocol, please email