COVID-19 Updates

Last updated June 24, 2020

Library Spaces and Facilities

  • At this time, the library building is open only to current Mines students, faculty and staff.
  • A BlasterCard is required to enter the building.
  • In accordance with campus guidelines a mask must be worn in the building at all times.
  • Access is limited to the 2nd Floor (Main Floor).
  • Please follow seating signage in labs and study areas.
  • Study and Meeting Rooms are closed.
  • Book and Brew coffee shop is closed.


  • For physical items not on the main floor, Request It through the library catalog for pickup at the front desk.
  • Gadgets to Go and Tool Library are unavailable.
  • Special Collections are closed.
  • Interlibrary Loan is available for digital materials only.
  • Prospector regional lending is available for digital and streaming collections only.
  • The library quarantines all returned materials for 72 hours. If you still see returns or fees on your account after 3 days, please contact

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