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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

Requesting materials for check out Update to services Jan 4th 2021

Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons will remain closed for on-site checkout from January 5, 2021 to January 25, 2021. Requests for physical materials will still be available through Primo. Item checkout will take place through our contactless pickup service, available Monday through Friday, from 10am to 6pm.

When your items are ready for pick up, you will receive an email with detailed instructions about our contactless pickup procedure. Requested items will held for up to six business days from the request date. For more information regarding our contactless loaning services, please email the Access Services department (

Other borrowing services: 

  • Mail delivery and returns are now available for physical items. For information about this service, please contact Aaron Morgan (  
  • 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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