Guest Borrowing

Community members and Fanshawe Alumni are able to access library resources.

Please visit our desk in F1066 or email for assistance.

As of November 5, 2021, all individuals coming to any Fanshawe campus must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical exemption.

See Fanshawe Library’s COVID-19 Update page for more details.

While at the library, you may:

  • Use most facilities and services
  • Search the library catalogue
  • Browse most collections
  • Search many of the library’s subscribed databases (remote access is not available)
  • Check out most items with your free Guest Borrower card

To search databases:

  • Ask for assistance in logging in and searching at the main desk
  • A small number of library databases are not available to guests – staff at the main desk will provide information regarding these restrictions

To check out items:

  • Ask for a free Guest Borrower card at the main desk
  • A card will be issued upon presentation of identification
  • Please note that DVDs, video games, calculators, and reserve items may not be borrowed by guests