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COVID-19 Service Changes

Beginning January 6 through January 30 there will be no public access to our facilities other than for pre-paged materials pickup and book returns. 

More information on our Requested Materials Pick Up service 

More information on where to return books

For our community borrowers – you may make online requests for eligible materials from any UConn Library location to be pre-paged for pick up at the Homer Babbidge Library only. No appointment is necessary Monday – Thursday, 10am-2pm. All other campus locations do not allow for community access at this time. For assistance, please contact us.


University Borrowers

Faculty, staff, researchers, graduate students and undergraduates must have a valid patron record in the library management system and a University issued photo Husky One Card to borrow items from the Babbidge Library. 

Community Members

Residents of the state of Connecticut 18-years of age and older, may obtain a library issued community  borrowers card for borrowing.   Cost of the card is $50.00 per year (including all subsequent renewals).  

Library Materials

All borrowers are responsible for the care of items checked out and for their return by the due dates (and due time in the case of hourly/daily loans).   It is the borrower’s responsibility to monitor the due dates/due times of all items and return (or renew them if possible) by the due date or due date/time.

Long Overdue Items

Borrowers may be charged replacement costs and associated overdue fines for any items kept 27 days (or longer) past the due date.   Any items billed for replacement may be returned up to one year past the billing date if it is in good condition (as determined by the library).   The replacement cost for items returned in good condition would be refundable.