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Borrowing Books from the Williams Library

Who can borrow?

Our books may be borrowed by Highland Staff and University of Rochester affiliates.

How long can I borrow a book?

Circulating books, including the Consumer Health and Nursing collections, may be borrowed for one month with up to two renewals. Reference books may be borrowed by request only.

How do I borrow a book at times when the library isn’t staffed?

Each book has an index card on the inside front cover—write your name, the date, and contact information (phone or email) on this card and deposit it in the “Check Out” box on the Circulation desk.

How do I renew a book?

Ask us! Stop in at the library, call (585) 341-6761 or email