Greenley Library 2020-2021 FAQ

2021-2022

Will the Library be OPEN?

Yes! Greenley Library is OPEN 7 days a week when classes are in session. Weekend hours begin after Labor Day. See our hours on the Library homepage. 

ALL LIBRARY USERS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING IN ACCORDANCE WITH CAMPUS POLICIES

Are there computers in the Library?

Yes! Greenley has over 50 seats at computers available.  However, enrolled students may also request to borrow a laptop for the entire semester using this form. 

Can I study in the Library?

Yes! Greenley Library has lots of great spaces for studying. 

Can I take an online class from in the Library?

Yes! Greenley is one of the many Green Zones on campus where you can take an online class if you have an online class right before or after an on-campus class.  Be sure to bring headphones. 

Can I study with a group?

Yes. Please follow all social distancing rules set by the campus. 

Can I eat in the Library?

No. As long as masks are required in instructional spaces such as the library, we remain a NO FOOD library. We look forward to easing this restriction as soon as we can, but as long as masks are required, we are not allowing any food. Drinks are OK. 

Getting Help

Can I talk to a Librarian in person?

Yes! Any hour we are open someone will be available to help you. However, we encourage you to still take advantage of our reference services via email/phone to maintain social distancing whenever possible. 

Can I still get help without coming in?

Yes! You can email reference@farmingdale.edu, or click "Ask a Librarian" on the right.  If we can't help you through email, we will schedule an appointment for a phone or video call.

Library Books & Textbooks

How can I access library books, including the Library's Reserve Textbooks?

Greenley Library has a wide variety of required textbooks that you can use in the Library for 2 hours at a time. Please check with us in advance to find out if we have the book you are interested in borrowing--you can email us at reference@farmingdale.edu.  

Greenley's circulating collection is available on the lower level. Books are usually due back after 16 weeks, or by the end of the semester, whichever comes first. To search for books, go to our Library Catalog or contact a Librarian.

Interlibrary Loan

Can I request Interlibrary Loans (ILL)?

Yes, we are taking requests for Interlibrary Loans of both articles and books.

Still could use some help? Email us and we will get back to you shortly.

Last Modified 8/24/21