Summer 2021 Updates at Memorial Library

Visiting Memorial Library

  • Operating hours: Monday–Saturday 9 am–5 pm
    • Beginning August 5th, UW-Madison is requiring the use of face coverings when in campus buildings regardless of vaccination status. For more information see our Face Coverings in the Libraries page.
    • Continue to maintain physical distancing of six feet apart.
    • Food and drink are allowed in most areas of the library (exceptions: basement and the 9th floor)
    • Enter the library from State Street and swipe your valid Wiscard at the gate, present your borrowing card, or obtain a guest pass with valid ID.
      • Learn more about what is needed to access Memorial Library.
      • Pickup by Appointment is available to anyone with a borrowing card.

Library by Appointment Services

  • Starting on Monday June 14, appointments are no longer required for access to collections, study spaces, small-group study, computer labs, printing, and scanning. 
  • Reservations for study rooms will continue to be required.
  • Due to positive patron feedback, Pickup by Appointment will continue to be an option at Memorial and Steenbock for the foreseeable future.
    • The hold shelf at the Circulation Desk is also available