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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Library Services for Community Members

A guide to community member use of duPont Library.


Can I borrow materials as a Community Member?

  • Sewanee Alumni *
  • Affiliated with St. Andrew’s-Sewanee (SAS) school *
  • A permanent resident of Sewanee
  • A permanent resident of Franklin County
  • A permanent resident of one of the Tennessee counties bordering Franklin County
  • A visiting scholar
  • A family member of faculty or staff

Applying for a library card?

  • A photo ID must be shown, if eligible.
  • You must be at least 8 years old.
  • If you’re under 18, you must have a parent/guardian with you when applying, unless you’re a St. Andrew’s-Sewanee student.
  • $10.00 charge for a new card or a replacement card (*no charge)
  • Please let us know if your address, phone number, or email address changes.

How long can I borrow a book?

  • 5 weeks for books for Community Members
  • Renew up to 2 times (in person, online, or over the phone)

Movies, Music, and Audio Books

  • Checked out for 7 days
  • May not be renewed
  • Check out 5 films at a time
  • Must be 18 or older to check out R-rated or Mature-Rated videos
  • Checked out for 3 days
  • Check out 3 CDs at a time
Audio Books
  • Checked out for 5 weeks
  • Check out 3 audiobooks at a time
  • We also offer streaming audiobooks and ebooks from Overdrive


More Information about Movies, Music, and Audio Books


Need a book we don't have?