Borrowing and Reserves


To borrow library materials it is necessary to present a current ID from Barnard College, Columbia University, Teachers College, or Union Theological Seminary.

Course Reserves


Loan Periods and Fines


Renewals and Recalls


Borrow Direct and Interlibrary Loan


Email Notices



If you have questions about your borrowing privileges or any of the services listed above, please contact the Barnard Library Circulation Desk in person on the first floor of Lehman Hall, by phone (212-854-3953) or by e-mail (

For information on the collections at Barnard, including our collection development policy, please see Barnard Collections.