Due to ongoing repairs in Lauinger Library, the temperatures on Floors 5, 4, and in the Pierce Reading Room are currently lower than normal. Users may find more comfortable temperatures on the 3rd Floor outside of the Pierce Reading Room and on Floors 2, 1, and the Lower Level as well as the Bioethics and Blommer Science Libraries.
Visitors are welcome to use Lauinger Library and Blommer Science Library as places to study, browse the collections and photocopy materials as needed. You must show a current, government-issued photo ID with an expiration date and sign in at the Security Desk each time you enter Lauinger Library.
Access to the Reiss Science Building, home of the Blommer Science Library, is available only to GOCard (GU ID) holders after 8 pm Monday-Thursday; after 6 pm on Fridays; and on weekends and University holidays.
See the Hours page for Lauinger and Blommer Library hours.
Acquiring Library Borrowing Privileges
To borrow materials at the main campus libraries, you must become a member of the Library Associates at the $300 level. Patrons with a Library Associates card may have a maximum of twelve items at any given time on their account.
Local area residents, with a valid form of identification including an address, may request a Government Documents Only borrower's card at no cost. Patrons with a Government Documents Only card may have a maximum of six government documents at any given time on their account.