Due to COVID-19, we updated Saint Mary’s Libraries’ services for fall semester to promote student safety. See our service updates below, and contact us if you have any questions.

Winona Library

If you visit, please be aware that:

  • Face coverings are required.
  • Physical distancing is required.
  • Food and drink are not allowed in the library.
  • You can reserve study rooms.
  • You can request items and pick them up at the Circulation Desk. Contact us for more information.

Twin Cities Library

Study Spaces

Main Library Closed

Given space limitations, the Main Library room (LSH 108) will remain closed throughout fall semester due to COVID-19 social distancing constraints. However, you can still pick up materials. See the Doorside Pick-Up section for more information.

Special Collections Open

A maximum of 3 people at a time may use the Special Collections room (LSH 132), which is open to students and faculty during La Salle Hall building hours (Monday-Friday: 8am-10pm; Saturday: Closed except on 9/25, 10/9, 11/6, 11/13 when it is open 8am-2pm; Sunday: Closed). Due to Covid-19: if you visit, please be aware that in the Special Collections room:

  • Face coverings are required.
  • Physical distancing is required.
  • Food and drink are not permitted.

You can also reserve the Special Collections room.

Hours

See our hours and location for up-to-date information.

Services

Research Help

We can help you via chat 24/7, email, phone, or by Zoom appointment. Note: We are not providing face to face appointments at this time.

Free Mailing

If you cannot make it to campus, we will mail library materials to your home address for free.

Doorside Pick-Up

You can pick up library materials whenever the La Salle Hall building is open. To pick up materials:

  1. Request materials online or contact us to pull items from the shelf for you.
  2. Wear a mask.
  3. Enter the rear entrance of La Salle Hall.
  4. Locate the Library’s pick-up bookcart.
  5. Pick up the envelope labeled with the first three letters of your last and first name.

Make sure to only pick up items during open La Salle Hall hours (Monday-Friday: 8am-10pm; Saturday: Closed except on 9/25, 10/9, 11/6, 11/13 when it is open 8am-2pm; Sunday: Closed).