Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use the library as a community member?

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Yes! Miller Nichols Library is open to the public, and all books and physical materials can be used by anyone who visits. Guests are welcome during any of the library's open hours.

Visitors to Miller Nichols Library may visit the first floor Service Desk for a 2-hour guest login to a computer for the purpose of using the UMKC Libraries' online subscription resources. Valid photo ID required.

Individuals who join the Guest Borrower Program may borrow a limited number of items.

Coronavirus Information
Due to the spread of COVID-19, all physical library facilities are closed until further notice. The library will continue to provide online resources and services only. FAQ answers regarding physical spaces or materials may not be correct for the duration of the COVID-19 situation.

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