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Today’s Hours:

All Hours & Directions

Terrell Main Library

10am - 4pm

Circulation Desk

10am - 4pm

Online Help Daytime


Terrell Library Scholar Studies and A-Level


Libraries Administrative Office


Azariah's Cafe counter service

To be determined

Audiovisual Department

To be determined

CIT Help Desk - Click for Assistance!


Quantitative Skills Center

To be determined

Speaking Center

To be determined



Mary Church Terrell Main Library
148 W College St. Oberlin, OH 44074-1545


The main visitor lot is the east Service Building lot, and the south row of the Carnegie Building lot for visitors to offices within that building.

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Community Loan Periods & Fines

Loan periods and fines vary by the format of the material and the current demand for the item. Courtesy borrowers may have up to 50 items checked out at a time. In general, the following rules apply:

Type of materialLoan periodFine rate
Books, Scores & Government Publications
  Regular3 weeks unless recalled$0.20/day
  Recreational Reading (McNaughton books)3 weeks$0.50/day
  Faculty Publications3 weeks$0.50/day
  Seminar (Conservatory)3 days$0.20/day
  Reservesvaries, ask at check-out$2.00/hour or portion thereof (more on hourly fines)
Bound periodicalslibrary use onlyn/a
Unbound periodicalslibrary use onlyn/a
Microformslibrary use onlyn/a
Sound Recordingslibrary use onlyn/a
  Art Library

circulating: 1 week non-circulating: library use only



  Conservatory Librarylibrary use only$2.00/hour or portion thereof (more on hourly fines)
  Terrell Main and Science Libraries1 week$3.00/day
  Reservesvaries, ask at check-out$2.00/hour or portion thereof (more on hourly fines)
Laptop computers and accessorieslibrary use onlyn/a
iPadslibrary use onlyn/a
OhioLINK/SearchOhio books3 weeks (up to 6 renewals)$0.50/day; billed after 30 days overdue
OhioLINK/SearchOhio media materials1 week$0.50/day; billed after 30 days overdue