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Alumni/Community Library Card

Many Golisano Library services are available for Local Alumni and other Community Members with a library card.

Please fill out an online application and come to the Resource Desk with a photo ID to pick up your card! There is an annual fee of $25 for those not affiliated with Roberts Wesleyan College or Northeastern Seminary.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I an “Affiliate” or a “Non-Affiliate”?


  • Local Alumni
  • Roberts Wesleyan College/Northeastern Seminary Associates (Spouses & Children of Employees, Emeriti, Trustees, Fellows, College Greene residents, Volunteers, Contractors, and Roberts & Northeastern Circle members)
  • Pearce Church Staff
  • Local Ministers
  • Access Card Holders (RRLC)
  • Affiliated Students (ELIM, CCCU, Providence University of Haiti, Local high school students in a Golisano Library Instruction course)


  • Community Members (Monroe County Only)
  • Area Students (not affiliated with a College/Seminary Program - must be 15+ years old)

Are there any limitations?

  • Library cards must be renewed yearly by contacting the Resource Desk at or 585-594-6949.
  • Computer use is limited to the Information Commons with a guest account logon.
  • Electronic resources can be accessed only on Golisano Library computers.
  • Alumni receive up to 20 pages of free black and white printing at the Resource Desk. Color printing is 25¢ per color copy (limited to 10 pages).
  • When the library is closed, the 24 Hour Area is open only to current students and employees.
  • Interlibrary Loan services are limited to current students and employees.

What if I lose my library card?

You can purchase a replacement library card at the Resource Desk for $2.00.

Do I need an email address to sign up for a card?

Yes. We send notices such as checkout receipts, courtesy reminders, and overdue notices via email. Therefore a current email address is required for a library card.

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