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Guest and Community Borrowing: Rockland County

A directory of academic libraries with borrowing options available for community members and guests.

Dominican University

Dominican University logoSullivan Library
480 Western Highway
Blauvelt, NY 10913
Library Website

Guest borrowing options: Dominican University has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt and students / faculty of St.Thomas Aquinas College.

Check-out / Lending polices: Reciprocal borrowers can check out 3 items for 3 weeks at a time, and receive one renewal of three weeks. However, reciprocal borrowers cannot check out items on reserve. 

On-site access: Due to COVID, access to the library building is limited to current DC students, faculty, staff, and administrators at this time. Visitors who need to use specific materials within the collection should contact staff at 845-848-7505 or for assistance.

View the borrowing policy here.

Rockland Community College (SUNY)

Rockland Community College Logo145 College Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
Library Website

Guest borrowing options: All residents of Rockland County can purchase a community membership. This costs $25 for a semester, or $20 for the summer. Senior citizens can request membership free of charge. All SUNY students (with ID) have the same borrowing privileges as RCC students.

Check-out / Lending policies: Community borrowers can take out a maximum of 10 books at a time. Books circulate for 30 days with one available renewal.

On-Site access: Due to COVID-19, the library is currently only open to RCC students and staff.

View the borrowing policy here.

St. Thomas Aquinas College

St. Thomas Aquinas College LogoLougheed Library
125 Route 340
Sparkill, NY 10976
Library Website

Guest borrowing options: St. Thomas Aquinas has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with Dominican University.

Check-out / Lending policies: The reciprocal agreement allows eligible borrowers to check out items for 21 days with 2 renewals.

On-site access: Community members and visitors can use the main library space and access physical library materials. However, only borrowers affiliated with the college can use databases and study rooms.

View the borrowing policy here.

Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
21 South Elting Corners Road | Highland, NY 12528
Phone: (845) 883-9065