2020/2021: Library Access, Services, and Instruction

Information about how the library can support faculty, students, and staff in virtual, hybrid, and in-person environments.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

All in-building users must follow W&L's Statement of Community Expectations.

While in Leyburn and Telford, masks must be worn at ALL times in ALL spaces including restrooms, locked studies, and study rooms ​except for quick snacks ​or sips of beverages.

Full meals should not be eaten in Leyburn or Telford.

All restrooms in Leyburn and Telford are limited to single user capacity. All elevators are limited to 2 person capacity. 

Returned materials will undergo a 7 day quarantine period before becoming available for checkout based on the latest research from the REALM Project.

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Leyburn Construction

During Winter Term 2021, ongoing construction will occur on Leyburn Lower Level 1 in preparation for the future installation of the Center for Academic Resources and Pedagogical Excellence (CARPE).

Please expect construction noise during each weekday!

Due to construction, Leyburn Lower Level 1 will be inaccessible.

Lower level 1 items are listed in our catalog as "UNAVAILABLE DURING CONSTRUCTION: W&L Faculty/Staff/Students sign in to request access."  If you would like us to pull materials for you please login and use the supplied form.

Content in guide is subject to change.