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Borrowing & Renewing 

My Account renew EMU Library books and other materials.

COVID-19 Update:

Please keep library materials until the library reopens, including EMU, MelCat, and Interlibrary Loan items. Due dates will be automatically extended and fines will be waived.

Materials are checked out at the Circulation Desk. By borrowing items, patrons are accepting all circulation policies, and it is the responsibility of the patron to inform themselves of due dates, fines and other policies. Borrowing privileges may be revoked at the discretion of the library.

Who Can Borrow

  • All currently registered EMU students, staff and faculty. 
  • Alumni
  • Visitors

Identification Required to Borrow

EMU students, staff and faculty must have their EMU issued ID card to check out items. Patrons using a Library Courtesy Card must also present a state issued driver's license/ID or passport.

Loan Periods and Renewing 

Items available for checkout have different Loan Periods & Limits. Some materials are eligible for renewal or an extended check-out date. Overdue fines and replacement fees are assigned based on the item type.  

Additional Information


Halle Library, 955 W. Circle Dr, Ypsilanti MI, USA 48197 Phone:734.487.0020