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Alumni, Retirees and Montclair State Family Borrowers

Please read the Borrower’s Policy as it applies to all borrowers.

  • The Library reserves the right not to extend borrowing privileges to any individual who refuses to satisfy eligibility and identification requirements.
  • The Library does not provide interlibrary borrowing services for alumni, retiree and Montclair State University family borrowers.
  • Reserves are for the exclusive use of Montclair State University students.
  • Generally, library materials in other formats cannot circulate unless they accompany other items being checked out, for example, books with accompanying CD-ROMS.
  • Alumni, retirees, and Montclair State family borrowers should contact the Access Services Department to review their library account.
  • Alumni and retirees will be charged a fine of $.25 daily for each overdue book. Fines and fees for late returns are suspended for the remainder of Spring 2020. Replacement fees still apply for lost books and other library materials.
  • Montclair State family borrowers are not charged fines and fees for overdue books.

Additional Information

  • Please refer to the main Borrowing page for loan periods, renewals, etc.
  • Individuals 18 years of age or older may borrow library materials after registering for borrowing privileges at the Access Services Desk.
  • At registration, alumni borrowers must provide their name, home address, telephone number, and Montclair State University Alumni ID card. Library materials may not be checked out unless this information is provided.
  • At registration, retiree borrowers must provide their name, home address, telephone number, NJ Motor Vehicle Commission driver’s license number or non-driver photo ID card number, and a current public library card. Library materials may not be checked out unless this information is provided.
  • At registration, Montclair State family borrowers must provide their name, home address, telephone number, and Montclair State University Family ID card. Library materials may not be checked out unless this information is provided.
  • Patrons must present their Montclair State ID card or public library card each time they want to borrow library materials.
  • Alumni, retiree and Montclair State family borrowers may not recall books currently checked out.
  • Alumni, retiree and Montclair State family borrowers may place books on hold for pickup at the Access Services Desk.
  • Payment for fines and fees may be made in person or via mail. Bring checks or money orders directly to the Access Services Desk. Remit checks or money orders to the Access Services Department, Harry A. Sprague Library, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043. Please make checks or money orders payable to Montclair State University. Individuals should indicate the borrower’s driver’s license number in the memo area.