Returning Materials to the Library

Returning Borrowed Items in Person

You may return materials by placing them (1) in the return bin built into the Circulation desk, (2) in a return slot located in the concourse hallway to the left of the library gate, and (3) in the outdoor stainless steel book return near the library entrance.

Patrons are responsible for overdue fines or for any damage incurred to an item.

Be aware that some items are too fragile or too time sensitive to be deposited in the outdoor bin. Please do not return the following types of materials in the outdoor book return:

Returning UMD Materials Off Campus

Please do not return UMD library materials to the Duluth Public Library or to libraries that are not part of the University of Minnesota system. This may result in the delay of those materials coming back to UMD's Kathryn A. Martin Library. Patrons are responsible for overdue fines incurred by returning UMD materials to libraries outside of the University of Minnesota system. 

You may return Kathryn A. Martin Library materials to libraries within the University of Minnesota system, such as libraries on the Twin Cities campus, at Morris, or at Crookston.

Returning Materials Belonging to Other Libraries

Please do not return to the library any materials that you checked out from the Duluth Public Library or from other libraries that are not part of the University of Minnesota system. This may result in the delay of those materials being returned to the proper library. Patrons are responsible for overdue fines incurred by returning materials to the wrong library.

You may return materials at UMD that you borrowed from other libraries within the University of Minnesota system, such as libraries on the Twin Cities campus, at Morris, or at Crookston. We will return those materials to the proper library for you.

Interlibrary loan items you received through the Kathryn A. Martin Library must be returned here. Please keep the interlibrary loan label attached to the material. Return of interlibrary loan items without their labels may cause delays in processing, which could result in overdue fines.

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