Library Use and Guidelines
- 30 days
- Renewal privileges – one time
- 7 days
- Renewal privileges - one time
- Two hour
- One day
- Three days
- Fines of $0.25 are charged per day from the due date.
- Loan period is 30 days.
- Fines of $0.50 are charged per day from due date.
- Loan period is 7 days.
- For accounts having a fine of $5.00 or more, the library will automatically place a hold on the student's university account.
This hold will prevent the student from graduating, enrolling for the next semester, and having transcripts mailed.
- Do you need a book that is already checked out?
If yes, we can put you on the waiting list for it. To do this, contact us by phone at 316-295-5880 (800-794-6945 x5880),in person at the library's circulation desk, or by email to: ILL@friends.edu.We will notify you when it comes back in.
- Try to keep track of your library items.
If an item is lost a replacement fee will be charged.
Library Courtesy Cards for Community Users
Library Courtesy Cards are issued at no charge to individuals 18 years of age and older. Applicants must show a photo I.D. when applying for a card. Courtesy Card holders are allowed to check out only five items (for example, books, CDs, and DVDs) at one time.
Services and Amenities
Checkout is for two hours, in library use only. Checkout will require leaving two forms of ID – for example, your student ID AND your driver's license – at the Circulation Desk.
Available at the Circulation Desk or via email at: email@example.com
Online Database instruction is available!
Contact Max Burson at: 316–295–5521 or Kathy Delker at: 316–295–5808.
Checkout is for one week to students, faculty, staff, and student organizations. 5 large display boards and 1 small display board are available.
Current journals and magazines are located on the first floor.
Designated QUIET areas are available on the second floor.
Food/Beverages: Free coffee and tea as well as vending machines are available on the first floor.
Open computers and printers are also available on the first floor near the circulation desk and second floor in the computer lab, Room 212.
Seminar Rooms on the second floor for private, group study, or classroom use may be scheduled at the Circulation Desk.
A viewing/listening areaon the first floor in the Media area with 2 DVD viewers and 1 CD player is available and headphones may be checked out at the Circulation Desk.
A Music Listening Room on the first floor, Room 111, is equipped for listening to music and watching videos and DVDs.
The Lena Hadley Quaker Room and Mid America Yearly Meeting Room, both located in Edmund Stanley Library, contain a large collection of Quaker manuscripts, books, publications, and genealogy records as well as many Quaker family photographs and Yearly Meeting minutes and photographs dating back to the late 1800s. The Quaker collection is available for use by researchers by appointment by calling (316) 295–5880.
Friends University Archives
The Friends Archives housed in Edmund Stanley Library contains documents and artifacts dating back to when Friends was Garfield University. Garfield's 1886–1890 ledger is housed in this collection as well as Friends University publications such as the Talisman, a yearbook, and University Life, a newspaper.
The Singing Quakers' 33 1/3 LP albums and many photographs taken documenting the history of Friends University are also in this collection as well as manuscripts and artifacts from the Fellow – Reeve Museum.