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Distance Learning

Library Resources for Distance Learning

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The Libraries are closed to the public until further notice.

If you are a Grinnell student, staff or faculty and you are within driving distance of Grinnell, you can request to have physical items paged. Please allow 24 hours for your request to be filled. These items must be picked up in person; paged items cannot be mailed at this time. Please see the instructions for requesting and picking up items (login required).

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(641) 269-4283

Burling Library
1111 Sixth Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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