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A guide to borrowing items from Lemieux Library, Summit and InterLibrary Loan

Borrowing policies and procedures

As a patron of the Lemieux Library, you are responsible for:

  1. All materials checked out on your account.
  2. Knowing the due dates of the materials you have borrowed.
  3. Returning or renewing items on time.
  4. Check your Seattle University email account for notices from the library.
  5. Reporting lost or stolen cards to the library.
  6. Payment of all overdue fines and charges for lost or damaged materials

Questions? Contact the Lemieux Library Circulation Desk at 206-296-6233 or email 

How to Check Out Materials

  • Browse Primo to locate the item you want on the shelves.

  • Bring the items you want to check out to the circulation desk.

  • You must physically present your current, valid Seattle University ID or photo ID (driver's license or passport) to check out library material (a picture or photocopy of your ID is not acceptable). Any user, regardless of their position at Seattle University, will be refused the opportunity to check material out without an ID. IDs and library cards are not transferable.

  • If a faculty member would like to name a Proxy Borrower who is authorized to borrow library materials on their behalf, they may do so by completing contacting the Patrons Account Tech (currently ). More information on Proxy Borrowing in available here

  • For information about checking out items from our eBook collection, please review the eBook information page.

  • As a courtesy, the library will email borrowers a notices when an item is checked out or when it becomes overdue. Per library policy the borrower is responsible for checking their library account regularly, returning the materials on time and for paying any fines incurred, however, whether or not an overdue notice is received.

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