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Please visit for the Library's COVID-19 Plan: https://library.uafs.edu/corona

Coronavirus / COVID-19

Library Hours

Library Status

As part of the Phased Return to Work Plan, the Boreham Library will re-open on Monday, August 3 from 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday.

Library Protocols during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

  • In order to enter the library, all persons must be wearing a face mask or other form of face protection.  If you do not have a face mask, the library will have some for you.    
  • Library help is available virtually - you can chat with a librarian using our LibChat box.  You can also schedule a virtual meeting with a librarian  In-person help is not available at this time. 
  • The shelves are not open to patrons.  If there are library materials that you need, please submit a request online or at the Circulation Desk.
  • Study rooms are open and available to be reserved.  Only 1 person may use a study room at a time.  Please be sure to wipe down your space before and after using the room.  
  • Signs in the Library will instruct patrons to use sanitizer and sanitizing wipes to clean common areas before and after use.
  • Computers have been moved or de-activated to maintain the recommended six feet of distance.
  • Chairs have been removed from tables to maintain the recommended six feet of distance.
  • Soft, comfortable seating cannot be easily sanitized - please do not remove the tape and sit in them.
  • The north entrance (next to the amphitheater) will remain locked - please use the south entrance (facing the parking lot and Health Sciences)
  • The 1st floor bathrooms connected to the 24 Hour Zone will remain locked in the library and unlocked in the Zone; please stop by one of our other bathrooms on the 1st floor, next to the Quiet Reading Room or the 2nd floor, above the Circulation Desk.
  • The computer lab in the 24 Hour Zone will remain open. 
  • Services such as continued access to databases and eBooks, virtual chat, email, and interlibrary loan will remain available.

For more updates on the campus status, please visit the University's COVID-19 page.