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Borrow and Return

While anyone can visit and browse our shelves during regular library hours, only UMD & Other Affiliated Users may borrow materials from our collections. Follow the links on this page to learn how borrowing works (returning is important too, we love getting things back!).


Borrowing Privileges

Learn what you can borrow and for how long based on your status and affiliation.

Borrow Books and Media

Learn how to borrow books and media from the Libraries.

Borrow Equipment

Learn what equipment you can borrow, including laptops, chargers, cameras, and more!


Return Items

Learn how to return books, media, and equipment you borrowed from the Libraries.

Billing and Fines

Learn more about what happens if items are returned late, damaged, or not at all.
Need help resolving your library fines? Please complete our Billing Inquiry Form.


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