Guest Borrowing

The Library Learning Commons is currently closed to alumni and guest borrowers from the general public.

In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Fanshawe College requests that visitors not attend campus.
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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