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Rare Books Appointment Request Form


The Rare Books Room at Central Library is located on Upper Level 3 of the Goodhue Building.

We are open by appointment only. All appointments will be held in the Rare Books Room.

Please note that all materials in the Rare Books Room are Reference (non-circulating) and may not be checked out of the Library.  

If you'd like to view items in the Rare Books collection, please use the form below. A staff member will contact you within 24 hours to set up an appointment.

Please note that backpacks, bags or personal items will need to be checked in upon entry. See our FAQ page for more information.

All new readers will be asked to register using the Reader Registration Form.

Appointment Request Form (* = required field)