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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.  Please see current campus COVID guidelines for information about wearing masks.


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


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.

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