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Summer Recess 2023

May 9, 2023 - August 25, 2023

Sunday: Closed

Monday - Friday: 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Memorial Day

May 29, 2023

Monday May 29, 2023: Closed

4th of July

July 4, 2023

Tuesday July 4, 2023: Closed

Regular Semester Hours

January 2023 - December 2023

Sunday: 1:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. (Closed holiday weekends)

Monday - Thursday: 8:00a.m. - 9:00p.m.

Friday: 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Saturday: Closed

New Services!!


Access AVON and discover unlimited access to a wide variety of topics spanning the entire curriculum.  Video types include documentaries, feature films, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more.  Films and/or clips can be added to presentations and GO.  Most videos can be shown in class, club meetings, and at a campus wide showings that don't charge admission fees (excluding titles from Film Platform).

Contact the library with any questions.  You can also visit the AVON LibGuide for more information and video tutorials. 

KANOPY FILM STREAMING "Thoughtful Entertainment"

Herkimer College now offers Kanopy Film Streaming!  Stream films to your preferred device (mobile or otherwise, apps available through your app provider).  Sign in with your campus credentials.  OPTIONAL: Create an account to save favorites etc...

Contact Stephanie for more details or troubleshooting!

Step by step to sign in.   Click for FAQ's about Kanopy.


Herkimer College now offers access to streaming movies for academic use, obtained
through Swank Digital Campus. Swank partners with major Hollywood studios,
documentary providers, independent filmmakers and international film companies to
provide a diverse library. The wide range of titles ensures all academic departments can find the movies needed for their classroom to promote active and engaged learning.  Contact Stephanie for more details.
Click here for a tutorial!
Click here for a LibGuide that includes a list of available films.

Book Pick-Up!!! 

Use Primo to search for books and other items on campus and arrange for pick-up!  Log into your library account using your Herkimer credentials, find the items you want and use the request feature.  You'll receive an email when items are ready.  Contact the library with any questions.


The Latest From The Library

  • The Wall Street Journal Online: Free Access Use the online version of The Wall Street Journal to find the latest news in the business world!  *There is a 5 day gap in coverage*.  See a librarian with any questions.

  • New York Times Online Free for all students, faculty and staff, including mobile and tablet apps.  Click here to activate your pass.  Must "re-up" once a year.  See Library for details.

  • OER (Online Textbooks)  Forgot the link for an online textbook your professor uses?  Check out our LibGuide.  New titles added as they become available!!  Some EN and HU books are currently listed.

  • NEW digital magazine titles are now available on Flipster.  Available via the Library Website (Databases—Flipster).  Magazines are viewable on desktop computers and mobile devices.  Off-campus, access requires logon using MyHerkimer credentials.

  • New ILL Form

    Click here for the new ILL form.  Fill out and submit if you want to request an item you've found in WorldCat.org.

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Our Full-Service Library Offers:

  • A comfortable environment to study, read, and research
  • Equal services to on-campus and on-line students
  • More than 60,000 print books
  • 120,000 electronic books that can be accessed through an online catalog
  • 200 print periodicals subscriptions
  • A variety of online reference databases, providing access to thousands of magazines, journals, and reference works
  • Online Interlibrary Loan systems: PRIMO (for searching and requesting items through SUNY) or use the ILL Request form for books and articles being requested from WorldCat.org
  • Introductions to Library resources through scheduled tours, workshops, courses, and one-on-one instruction.  Schedule Today!
  • Librarians to assist students most hours the Library is open and provide Research Help and Tips. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff looks forward to helping you with a wide array of topics, such as finding books and articles, taking full advantage of our collections, and properly citing your sources

The Latest Services and Features

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