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Kemp Library During 2022-2023

This page will be updated with all relevant information related to ESU Kemp Library's current operations during the University's response to the current health crisis. Please check this page frequently for changes.

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This page will be updated with all relevant information related to Kemp Library's current operations during the University's response to the current health crisis. Please check this page frequently for changes. Also included is information like help with off campus login, learning from home study tips, etc. 

For up-to-date information on East Stroudsburg University's guidance for students, faculty, and staff regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), visit ESU Health Notices and the ESU COVID-19 Reporting Dashboard.

We follow all ESU masking and health policies. 

Kemp Library

Current Operating Hours

Summer Hours:

May 15th - August 5:

  • Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday,  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Holiday Closures:

  • May 30, Memorial Day
  • June 20, Juneteenth
  • July 4, Independence Day

After Summer Session/Break:

Closed Saturday and Sunday, beginning August 6

Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall Hours begin August 29. 

*All hours are subject to change

Current Active Services:

  • PALCI/EZ Borrow- service has been restarted.  Students, staff, and faculty may now request books.  They must pick their books up at the library. They may call the library before they arrive, and their books can be already checked out and ready to go. The pre-checked out books will be ready in the pickup area. The pickup area is located just after the exit gate to the right.
  • Interlibrary loan via ILLiad for electronic items only. 
    • PLEASE NOTE: Due to staffing, Interlibrary Loan articles may take longer fill electronically.
  • Research assistance, virtually (see box on left)
  • Librarian virtual instruction (must be scheduled in advance)

All of the library's electronic resources and services are and will remain accessible to students and faculty.  Resources such as Primo, discipline specific research databases, all of the ejournalsebooks, and electronic Course Reserve through Primo will continue to be accessible to members of the university community using their university credentials. Please contact the librarians or your subject specialist librarian with any questions. 

  • If you have questions about your textbook and if it's available as an ebook please fill out this form and we will get back to you shortly (for students and faculty)

Suspended Services:

  • Access to the bottom floor of the library is suspended - if you'd like an item on this floor please request it from the Circ Desk (57-422-3126)
  • Lamination is currently suspended (ESU students can go to Kistler Printing for a discount, bring your ID)
  • Photocopies can no longer be supported (machines are no longer available) 
    • ESU students can go to Kistler Printing for a discount, bring your ID
    • Scanning is available for free in the library 

During the summer session research assistance is available virtually and in person 5 days a week.

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

You may schedule an appointment, email us, call, chat, Zoom or come talk to someone in person. Please look in the box to the left (Get help) or on the Research Assistance tab for more information on how to contact the librarians. 

In person sessions require masks to be worn at all times.

We offer services for faculty to help you get materials to your classes.

Please contact the dean's office at 570-422-3467 or email administrative assistant Lorraine Arocho to discuss events in the library.