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About the Evans Library

Take it with you. Use it here.

Many of the items in the Evans Library can be borrowed using your ID card.  From books, to magazines, to laptops, to flash drives, to Kindles and iPads, the Evans Library wants you to use things!  Bring items to a service desk on the 1st floor or ask about availability and borrowing terms.

Bring it Back.Borrowing & Using in the Evans Library

FM/SUNY Students:

  • Three-week loan period
  • Fifteen-book limit
  • Renewed items may be recalled
  • Access to Interlibrary Loan services

Faculty & Staff: 

  • Two-month loan period
  • Fifty-book limit
  • Renewed items may be recalled
  • Ten holds requests
  • Access to Interlibrary Loan services

Community & Alumni:

  • Three-Week loan period  
  • Five-book limit
  • Renewed items may be recalled
  • Limited access to Interlibrary Loan services

Area High Schools (College-in-the-High School students are FM Students):

Area students have the same borrowing privileges as community users. However, when they are brought to the Library as a class, all materials are signed out under the supervising Media Specialist and/or Subject Teacher with the following conditions:

  • 2 book limit per student
  • 100 book limit per school (book is swiped and students sign sheet)
  • 3 week book loan period
  • No renewals - students may return books, then sign out materials under their own name

Words on Paper.

Our popular collection and reference collection are on the 1st floor.

The main circulating collection is located on the 2nd floor. Also on the 2nd floor is our collection of magazines and newspapers. 

Use the FM Catalog to find what you're looking for, browse the shelves or ask a Librarian for assistance.

Words on Screens.

The Evans Library also offers numerous online databases which have thousands of full-text articles. Also available are eBooks that you can read on a computer or, check out a Kindle at the Circulation Desk for eBooks to-go!