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Returning and Renewing Library Books during Break

Circ Image.jpgFinally, the stress, pain and sleep deprivation of the end-of-semester crunch are over. It’s time to relax and catch up on all the TV episodes that have been piling up on your DVR. Wait, what about the book you forgot to return to the Libraries? What a headache! If you don’t return it soon, you are going to start racking up the fines.

Don’t stress out! You can renew and return books from off campus. To renew an item, simply click on the “My Library Account” link on the left of the Libraries’ homepage. Once you have logged on with your NetID, you can check due dates, renew books, and view any fines or holds on your account. Detailed information on the Libraries’ renewal policies can be found on the Circulation web page.

If you would prefer to return a book, you can do so through the mail. Simply send the item via FedEx, UPS or USPS to:


University Library Circulation
University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Ave., LI-118
Albany, NY 12222


Want to pay your existing fines so you can start next semester off fresh? Contact the Library at 518-442-3601 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm on weekdays to make a credit card payment or to make arrangements to pay by personal check.


For more information about handling library transactions remotely, please contact the Dewey Library Circulation Desk at 518-442-3693 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm on weekdays. Please do note that Dewey will be closed December 20 through January 1; for information during that period, please contact the University Library during the same hours at 518-442-3569.

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