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The State University of New York at FredoniaReed Library

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Community Patrons Services Overview

The library is open to all members of the campus and community.  In keeping with campus COVID guidelines, facial covering must be worn by everyone indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

Computers/Printing

Computer use: Community patrons can use any of four PCs near the Circulation Desk. A community login/password is needed.  For this, go to the Circulation Desk with a valid photo ID (NYS drivers license, non-driver ID card from NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles, military ID, passport, FredCard). You can get a day-long or long-term login. 

To print: Printing is available through the purchase of a top-up card at the Circulation Desk. Top-up cards can be purchased using a Fredonia gift card, available at the bookstore or convenience store.

See the Community and Alumni page for details.

Chat live with a librarian

Chat Live with a Librarian 24/7

Getting Help

Research Assistance

Research Assistance for Community Patrons (non-SUNY Fredonia students, faculty, and staff) is available virtually or in person. Community patrons can request assistance by phone, email, text, or chat.

Phone:  716-673-3222

Email:  reedref@fredonia.edu

Text:  716-407-7698

Request Materials

Request Materials

Community Patrons (non-current SUNY Fredonia students, faculty, and staff) can access Reed Library materials through the Reed-To-Go Program.  To request materials, please complete the Reed Library Borrowing Request form.  Materials will be shipped via USPS to Community Patrons.

Fredonia Librarian Availability

Fredonia Librarians Availability 

Monday-Thursday: 9 am to 10 pm
Friday: 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday: 6 pm to 10 pm

Services Available at Other Libraries in the Community

See this FAQ for a listing of library service alternatives at public libraries in the community.

Daniel A. Reed LibraryThe State University of New York at Fredonia • 280 Central Ave., Fredonia, NY 14063 • 716-673-3184 • Fax: 716-673-3185 • reedref@fredonia.edu