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Kemp Library During Spring 2020

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.

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

Current Library Hours

Current Operating Hours: **

Kemp Library will be open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM with no weekend hours.

Only the main floor can be used. There is currently no physical check out of books.

  • No fines will be given for items currently checked out
  • Books can be returned to the library using the book drop, located outside the library to the left of the entrance.

**All hours are subject to change

All students, faculty, and staff must have their ESU eCards with them in order to enter the library.  These hours reflect when the building is open. 

ESU Campus Alerts contain the most current information. 

Services

Current Active Services:

  • Interlibrary loan via ILLiad for electronic items only
  • 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:

  • EZBorrow is currently suspended
  • Access to top and bottom floors of the library are suspended
  • Physical book check out is now suspended

Research Assistance

Library faculty are currently providing research assistance virtually 7 days a week to the ESU community.

Monday: 9 am to 9 pm 

Tuesday: 9 am to 9 pm 

Wednesday: 9 am to 9 pm 

Thursday: 9 am to 9 pm 

Friday: 9 am to 5 pm 

Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm

Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm

Please look in the box to the left (Get help) or on the Research Assistance tab for more information. 

Events

Any events scheduled in Kemp Library through the end of the spring semester have been canceled.