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Library Cards

A valid Queen's library card is required to borrow and renew library materials. Library cards must be used only by the card owner. All fines and charges incurred are the responsibility of the card owner.

What constitutes a "valid" Queen's library card?

For Queen's students, faculty and staff: A current Queen's University student or staff card.
For RMC students, faculty and staff: A current RMC student or staff card.
(Note: The card must have an RMC barcode on it).
For St. Lawrence College (SLC) students, faculty and staff: A Queen's Library Card can be purchased at the Circulation Desk in any of the campus libraries (except the Jordan Library), upon showing a current SLC student or staff card (Note: the card must have an SLC barcode on it). Check the current fee tariff schedule published in the document Services Available to Members of the Local Community.
For alumni and/or residents of the Kingston Area ("community borrowers"):

A Queen's Library Card can be purchased at the Circulation Desk in any of the campus libraries (except the Jordan Library). Check the current fee tariff schedule published in the document Services Available to Members of the Local Community.

You can also fill out the Library Card Application Form, print it off and bring it to the Circulation Desk in any of the campus libraries (except the Jordan Library) to get your card.


Lost or stolen cards should be reported immediately, as follows:

  • Queen's students -- Report to the Registrar's Office as well as to the nearest Library Circulation Desk.
  • Queen's faculty and staff -- Report to Human Resources as well as to the nearest Library Circulation Desk.
  • All other borrowers -- Report to the Circulation Desk in either Bracken Library, the Engineering & Science Library, the Education Library, the Law Library, or Stauffer Library.

Address and phone number changes also should be reported promptly: consult instructions.

Last Updated: 13 September 2010