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Library Support During COVID-19

 

Library Services Update -- Welcome Back Students! Buhl Library is open. While visiting us please follow the safety policies set forth by the college, including wearing a mask. See our outlined Fall 2020 changes below. Please note: We are currently open to only Grove City College faculty, staff, and students. Our building is closed to all visitors and off-campus personnel.

 

 

Buhl Library is open for GCC faculty, staff and students to browse our collections, study and borrow  materials. Our number one priority is to provide services and space to support you academically this semester while keeping our campus community safe. The changes in services and operations which are detailed below are necessary in order to follow Grove City College's Return to Campus Health and Safety plan. This information may be updated or changed at any time to reflect new information or guidelines set forth by the college regarding that plan.

 


 

  • The Library building is card access only. You will need your GCC ID card to scan into the building.

 

  • Masks are required. While in the building you are required to wear a face covering over your nose and mouth unless excused from doing so by the Office of Student Life and Learning for a documented medical reason.

 

  • Campus Family & Town Patrons: Buhl library services and study spaces are limited to GCC students, faculty, and staff. Local Grove City residents and campus family will not have access to enter the building to borrow materials and use library space.

 

  • Document Delivery is now digital. Find the digital request form here and your requested article will be sent to you via email.
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is not available currently due to limited availability of libraries lending materials
  • New Book Display & Special Displays These display collections have been temporarily removed and the books have been moved into our general collection. You can still browse the newest books and featured collections from the library online on the landing page for our online catalog, HENRY
  • Quarantining Materials  All returned materials will be quarantined for 3 days. (72 hours) 
  • Returning Materials - Materials may be placed in the book drop located in the library lobby, in the outside return slot located at the front entrance of the building and on the book cart located inside the back entrance.
  • Virtual help from a librarian - Librarians are available via phone and Teams to answer questions during the following times: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Friday, 8:30 am - Noon Saturday, 5:30 - 8:00 pm Sunday. Appointments may be scheduled using this link.

 


 

For more information about what to expect while visiting Buhl this fall please take a look at our Staying Safe in the Library information that you can find posted around our building. 

Library Services for Quarantined & At-Risk Individuals

 

Buhl Library is committed to serving everyone on campus. We have expanded our virtual services to reflect possible situations where you may not be able to physically come into the library building to get the materials and help you need.  If you are unable to come into the library building we will work with you to make arrangements to provide help and resources. Contact us by email refdesk@gcc.edu anytime or by phone 724.264.4729 during staffed librarian hours.

Today's Hours

 

   The library doors lock 15 minutes prior to closing.  Please plan accordingly.

   Library hours are subject to change according to staffing and campus directives

 

Library Closure Notice for Visitors & Non-Essential Personnel

 

The library is currently open to only Grove City College faculty, staff and students. Our building is closed to all visitors and off-campus personnel.

 Thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times. We look forward to seeing everyone back in our library when it is safe to do so! You may email the library at refdesk@gcc.edu for any further assistance.

 

Buhl Library staff are here to help you

 

Our contact Information & hours information can be found here