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COVID-19 UPDATE: BROWSING AND STUDY APPOINTMENTS, CURBSIDE PICKUP, AND MAILING AVAILABLE.
Library building closed except for Connection. See COVID-19 Service Updates and Resources

The health and safety of our staff and anyone entering the Library building is our priority as we continue to find ways to meet the research, teaching, and learning needs of The Claremont Colleges. Please continue to visit this page for the most up-to-date information. 

Last updated: 6/4/2021,  8:50 a.m.

Status of Library Services
Services Availability
Chat, Phone, Email Available green icon AVAILABLE, 9-5 p.m, Monday – Friday
Research Appointments Available green iconAVAILABLE ONLINE, BY APPOINTMENT
Contactless Pickup Appointments
(Curbside & Walk-in)
Available green icon AVAILABLE, BY APPOINTMENT
Scanning Requests Available green iconAVAILABLE
Book Returns Available green icon AVAILABLE
Due Dates Available green icon EXTENDED TO 9/3/2021 for General Collection items (some exceptions apply)

Some availability yellow icon EXTENDED, WHEN POSSIBLE for Resource Sharing items

Resource Sharing  (ILL) Some availability yellow icon SOME AVAILABLE (Currently able to borrow physical items from 30 libraries)
Mailing Items to You Some availability yellow icon SOME AVAILABLE
Request Return Mailing Labels Some availability yellow icon SOME AVAILABLE
In-Person Browsing Appointments Available green icon AVAILABLE, BY APPOINTMENT
Study Space Available green icon AVAILABLE, BY APPOINTMENT
Special Collections Reading Room Appointments Some availability yellow iconAVAILABLE, STARTING 6/14/21
Faculty Delivery (to Offices) not available icon NOT AVAILABLE
When Will the Library Reopen Again?

The Library is taking a phased approach to reopening to allow us to fine tune our procedures as we plan to more fully reopen and welcome everyone back into the building. 

Phase 1: 

  • April 15, 2021: We began with a pilot program for browsing appointments, now available to all Claremont Colleges students, faculty and staff.

Phase 2: 

  • June 7, 2021: Individual study appointments will be available for Claremont Colleges students, faculty, and staff.
  • June 14, 2021: Special Collections Reading Room appointments will be available for Claremont Colleges students, faculty, and staff.

Phase 3: 

  • We intend to expand the availability of the above services to include more appointment times. 
  • We are investigating expanding to include community access. 
Services Currently Available

Although much of the Library building remains closed, Library staff continue to offer the following services:

By-Appointment Services:

Online Services:

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