CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: The library is closed effective Tuesday, March 24th. Continuing services will include: access to online materials; reference, class or research consultations; and assistance with securing expanded online access to curriculum-based and/or research materials. For more information see the Georgetown Libraries COVID-19 Updates and Resources page and the Library's COVID-19 FAQ.
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.