Kresge FAQs

Reserve Reading Loan Periods
2 hours, 4 hours, or 24 hours - depending on the class and professor
Reserve fines are $1.00 per hour during the regular term period and $5.00 per hour during reading and exam period.

Learn more about our borrowing privileges.

Items We Lend Out

Kresge Library has numerous items available for you to borrow.

Laptop Chargers
Targus Universal

USB Multi Chargers

DIY Electronic Kits
Arduino Uno Starter Kit
Raspberry Pi 3 Ultimate Starter Kit

Scientific Calculators
Graphing Calculator
Molecular Model Kit
Ethernet cord
USB Flash Drives

Group Study Room
Mac adapter for conference room projector
Remote control for conference room projector

Also available to loan are office supplies such as rulers, protractors, pens, pencils, highlighters, Wite-Out, glue sticks,and permanent markers.

Printing, Photocopying, and Scanning

Kresge Library has a GreenPrint station that prints, photocopies and scans to email in your choice of either single- or double-sided and black-&-white or color. For problems with GreenPrint try circulation desk or Computing Help (6-2999).

Kresge also has a flatbed Indus scanner with a monitor so you can create high-quality scanned images of articles and book chapters. Scans can be black-&-white or color. You can email scanned files, or save them to a USB flash drive. Scanning is free.

Use of the scanner and photocopier must comply with the Information Technology Policy, Copyright Policy and Guidelines, other policies of the college, and state and federal law.

Course Reserves in Kresge

Kresge Library manages course reserves for the physical sciences departments which include Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geography, and Physics and Astronomy. Course reserve materials in Mathematics and Computer Science are handled by Baker-Berry Reserve Services. For more information, please see: Course Reserves for Faculty or contact

Food & Drink in Kresge

Drinks in covered, spill-proof containers are allowed. Snacks area allowed at study tables, but not at computer workstations. 

Group Study Rooms

Graduate student TAs may book rooms for an entire term (one hour per week per course) to hold weekly office hours with students in the course. To request a reservation for the term, grad student TAs should email

Kresge Hours

Regular hours during fall, winter and spring terms for Kresge Library are:
Monday - Thursday 8 am - 1 am
Friday 8 am - 8 pm
Saturday 11 am - 10 pm
Sunday 11 am - 1 am

Check Kresge Library Hours for summer term, intersession, and holiday hours.

The Cook Mathematics Collection hours are the same as Baker- Berry.

Lost & Found

The Library assumes no responsibility for any lost items, but will take reasonable and appropriate measures to locate owners and to protect the safety of found items until claimed or turned over to Safety and Security.

  • Circulation Desk: 646-3563
  • Dartmouth College Safety and Security: 646-4000