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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Fall 2020 Construction

During Fall Term 2020, ongoing construction will occur on Leyburn Lower Level 2 in preparation for the future installation of the Center for Academic Resources and Pedagogical Excellence (CARPE). CARPE will be located on Leyburn's Lower Level 1.

Please expect construction noise during each weekday!

Due to construction, Leyburn Lower Level 2 will be inaccessible Monday - Friday during daytime hours. This space will be available after construction concludes each day at 6 pm and during weekends.

Lower level 2 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 during the weekday please login and use the supplied form. Users are welcome to pull materials on their own after 6 pm on weekdays and on weekends.

Content in guide is subject to change.