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undefined Library Covid-19 Updates

Learn how library services have changed in response to COVID-19.

Due to the new policies put in place for COVID-19, physical access to the library building is only open to Bryan College students, faculty, and staff. 

However, we still want to serve our community! We are offering curbside services. Click through the tabs below for more information.

Curbside Service

Pricing:
  • Free, but you must have a red community patron library card and matching photo ID to check out materials.
  • If you do not have a library card, you can fill out the form online here, or we can deliver a paper form to your car for you to fill out in person (must have a valid form of photo ID).
What we need from you:
  • Call (423) 775-7307 or email libdesk@bryan.edu to let us know the title of the book(s) (limit 5 at a time) or DVD(s) (limit 2 at a time) you would like to check out. Please contact us at least 2 hours ahead of the time you would like to pick the item(s) up so that we have plenty of time to get it/them for you.
  • To save time or perhaps a trip, you can check to see if we have the item available by searching for it in our online catalog.
  • Come to the library at the agreed upon time, park in one of the designated "Curbside Service" parking spots located down the hill from the library, and call (423) 775-7307 to let us know you are here.
Delivery:
  • For your protection, a library staff member wearing gloves and a face mask will come to your car, collect your library card, verify that you have a matching form of photo ID, and go back inside to check the item out to you on our computer.
  • After checking the item out to you, the library staff member will deliver the item(s) to your car and let you know the due date.
Pricing:
  • Letter 8.5x11 (B&W/Color) - 10¢/20¢
  • Legal 8.5x14 (B&W/Color) - 10¢/20¢
  • Ledger 11x17 (B&W/Color) - 20¢/40¢
  • Note: we can only accept cash or check
What we need from you:
  • Call (423) 775-7307 or email libdesk@bryan.edu to let us know you need curbside printing service and arrange a time to come (must be within posted curbside service hours).

If you send it as an email attachment:

  • Email what you need printed as an attachment to libdesk@bryan.edu.
  • In your email, please include information about how many copies you need, if you need black & white or color, and on what size paper you want your copies made.
  • When you comepark in one of the designated "Curbside Service" parking spaces located down the hill from the library and call (423) 775-7307 to let us know you are here.

If you bring a flash drive:

  • Park in one of the designated "Curbside Service" parking spaces located down the hill from the library, and call (423) 775-7307 to let us know you are here.
  • A library staff person wearing gloves and a face mask will come to your car to collect the flash drive and your money .
Delivery:
  • For your safety, we will deliver your printed copies and change if due to your car window wearing gloves and a face mask.
Pricing:
  • Letter 8.5x11 (B&W/Color) - 10¢/20¢
  • Legal 8.5x14 (B&W/Color) - 10¢/20¢
  • Ledger 11x17 (B&W/Color) - 20¢/40¢
  • Note: we can only accept cash or check
What we need from you:
  • Call (423) 775-7307 or email libdesk@bryan.edu to let us know how many copies you need, whether you need black & white or color copies, size, and any other special instructions, and to arrange a time to come (must be within posted curbside service hours),
  • Park in the designated "Curbside Service" parking spaces located down the hill from the library and call again (423) 775-7307 to let us know you are here.
  • A library staff person wearing gloves and a mask will come to your car to pick up what you need copied and collect your money.
Delivery:
  • For your protection, a library staff person will bring the requested copies and change if due to your car wearing gloves and a face mask.
Pricing:
  • Roll Lamination - 50¢ per foot
  • Full sheet (8.75x11.25) - 75¢ 
  • Half Sheet (6x9) - 45¢ 
  • Index Card (3.5x5.5) - 35¢ 
  • License (2 3/8 x 3 5/8) - 25¢ 
  • Note: we can only accept cash or check
What we need from you:
  • Call (423) 775-7307 or email libdesk@bryan.edu to arrange a time to come (must be within posted curbside service hours) and let us know which kind of lamination you will need. The roll laminator takes 20 minutes to preheat, and the small laminator takes 5 minutes to preheat.
  • Park in one of the designated "Curbside Service" parking spaces located down the hill from the library and call (423) 775-7307 to let us know when you are here.
  • A library staff person wearing gloves and a face mask will come to your car to collect what you need laminated.
Delivery:
  • For your protection, a library staff person wearing gloves and a face mask will deliver your laminated materials to your car. Your money will be collected at this time and change will be given if due.
Pricing:
  • Free, but you must provide the paper
What we need from you:
  • Call (423) 775-7307 or email libdesk@bryan.edu to let us know what you need and to arrange a time to come (must be within posted curbside service hours).
  • Park in one of the designated "Curbside Service" parking spaces located down the hill from the library and call (423) 775-7307 again to let us know you are here.
  • A library staff person wearing gloves and a face covering will come to your car to collect the paper you want cut.
Delivery:
  • For your protection, a library staff person wearing gloves and a face mask will deliver your die cut materials to your car.

Electronic Resources

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) Databases

Tennessee Residents: You have free access to any resource and database included in the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL). TEL resources are available anywhere there is an internet connection. Click here for more information regarding TEL access.

Open Access

Open access resources are free to read on the open internet. They allow anyone to read and research, for free, from anywhere.

click here for information about TEL
click here for free bible study resources

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Contact Us

Phone: 423-775-7307

Email: libdesk@bryan.edu

721 Bryan Drive, Box #7793

Dayton, TN 37321

Curbside Service Hours

 

Curbside Service Hours

Monday-Thursday - 8:00 AM - Sunset

Friday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday - 6:00 PM - Sunset

We will not deliver curbside service requests to you after dark. Sunset is when curbside service ends.

The library is closed from 8:00pm-9:00pm every Thursday and every other Sunday during regular semester hours.

List of Other Libraries

Below is a list of other libraries that may have materials available for your use. You will need to check with these libraries to see what policies are in place for public access to their materials.