Davis Family Library: 7:30am - 1am
Armstrong Science Library: 7:45am - 12am

Visit the Circulation Desk to borrow materials from the library—including books, DVDs, CDs, equipment, locker keys, and more. This is also where you’ll pick up reserve items or Interlibrary Loans.

Loan Periods

  Students and Staff Faculty Alumni and Guests
Books 28 days 6 months 28 days
Music Scores 28 days 6 months 28 days
Music CDs 14 days 6 months 14 days
Gov Docs 28 days 6 months 28 days
DVDs 3 days (limit 3 items) 14 days in-library only
Equipment 4 hours up to 14 days  —
Media  — up to 14 days  —

Lockers and Carrels

Lockers are available to all students, faculty, and staff. The keys can be checked out for a semester at a time.

Carrels are available to students in a 500, 600, or 700 level class. The keys can be checked out for a semester at a time.

See Library lockers and study carrel guidelines.


All equipment at the Library (LCD projectors, camcorders, microphones, etc.) can be booked in advance by students, faculty, and staff. To book equipment online, fill out the Equipment Booking form.

For a list of available equipment, please see MIDCAT.

Renewing Items

Most material borrowed from the library can be renewed, often multiple times. To renew an item, login to your My MIDCAT account.


Material can be returned to the Circulation Desk in the Davis Family Library or Armstrong Library. If the library is closed, materials can be returned in a drop box:

  • Davis Family Library vestibule, just to the left as you enter the front doors
  • Davis Family Library, on the back wall facing Storrs Avenue, next to the garage door
  • Armstrong Library, next to the front doors

See Library overdue notices and replacement fees.

Did you find what you were looking for?

If not, browse our borrowing documentation on the wiki or send us an email at library_circulation@middlebury.edu.

Additional Resources

Borrowing Forms
Interlibrary Loan
Film Screening