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Learn about borrowing print books through our temporary pick-up service.

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join our team

Looking for work? We are hiring students to start this summer or fall in the library. Check out our Student Employee Job Description to learn more about working in the Library. If interested, please send a brief introductory email with Summer and/or Fall 2021 class schedule, and resume to circdesk@minneapolis.edu

Applications are due by Sunday, April 25, 2021.

Flipster

movie posterFlipster is a digital magazine distribution service which lets users access magazines from a variety of publishers through our library. Accessible via a web browser or apps for Apple devices, Android devices, and the Kindle Fire tablet. Flipster users can download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere. View Magazines.


Tips and FAQs

RETURNING LIBRARY MATERIAL

The Library has two book drops where you can return your material. You can find one book drop on the Hennepin Skyway near the public safety desk when you enter the college. The other book drop is located outside the entrance to the Library (Whitney Hall). We will be checking these boxes twice a week. Please contact us if you have any questions about material you returned or are looking to return to us.

Spring 2021

Our services will be limited on Friday, May 7. Our Library pick-up service and research help will be unavailable and chat service hours are reduced.

BORROWING ITEMS

Items from our circulating collection can now be borrowed. We will be offering limited pick-up times for requested material while the Library building remains closed. To borrow a print book from the Library please take the following steps:

  1. Log into the catalog with your StarID
  2. Locate the book you would like in our catalog
  3. Place a hold request
  4. Wait for an email confirming your item is ready to be picked-up*
  5. Pick up the book at the next available pick-up time

*We will be processing requests Monday and Thursday morning. It may take a few days for your request to be processed and a confirmation email sent.

Pick-up Time and Location

Requested items can be picked up on the second floor of the T building. Please bring a picture ID with you. Look for the Library table near the large windows. Items can be picked up during the following times:

  • Monday: noon-2pm
  • Thursday: 10am-noon

Items not picked up within two weeks of email notification will need to be re-requested

Tips for Finding & Requesting Books

  • After searching the catalog, limit the results by selecting "Physical" under the "Format" filter
  • Select any item that is listed as available and in the General Collection

Chat with us

Looking for research help, need help with your account or have other questions? We are available to help through chat the following hours:

General Questions:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
  • Friday: 9am - 3pm

Research Help:

  • Monday - Thursday: 10am - 9pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 10am - 3pm
  • Sunday: 3pm - 9pm

Need help outside these hours? Contact us through email and we'll get back to you the next business day.