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Location: First Floor, North Building
Telephone: 424-7316
Hours: Click on this link to view current library hours. Hours are also posted near library doors and are available at the Circulation Desk. Library hours vary between semesters, during the summer and on holidays.


The Circulation department at Polk Library is responsible for checking out all circulating materials and ensuring that they get returned to the shelves shortly after their return to the library.  We take care of maintaining the order of the materials shelved here and making sure everything fits on the shelves.  The staff in this department also process materials on reserve for courses, provide assistance to patrons in locating materials in the building and much more.



UW System Borrowing Request books & other materials available at one of the other UW System libraries be sent to Polk Library.
Reserves Instructors:  Need to put something on reserve for your course?
Proxy Patron Authorization Designate an authorized person to be able to check out materials for individuals or departments.
Display Case Reservations Reserve one of two areas in the library for a one-month display.
Request Types Learn the differences between the options presented when you click on the Get It tab (Local Request, UW Request, Interlibrary Loan).
Group Study Reservations Use GroupFinder to reserve either a room or a table for group study.  Reservations can also be made at the Circulation Desk.
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We have laptops, headphones and other items available to be borrowed at the Circulation Desk.


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