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A Bowdoin ID is required for entry to H-L, Hatch, Pierce, and Beckwith Libraries after 5:00 p.m.
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Food and Beverage Policy

Enjoy Snacks, But Leave no Trace.

Library users in Hatch, H-L and the Art and Music libraries are welcome to enjoy a drink and snack anywhere in the buildings. Food and drinks are not allowed in Special Collections & Archives in H-L. We need your help to ensure that our libraries stay clean and inviting. Here's how you can help:

  • Be considerate of other library users and Bowdoin housekeepers.
  • Clean up after yourself.
  • Please use covered mugs and cups.
  • Empty liquids into bathroom sinks before disposing of cups.
  • Report spills immediately at the Circulation Desk.
  • Avoid messy foods that may damage library materials and facilities.
  • Dispose of trash properly. Recycle when you can and place non-recyclable garbage in trash cans.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the libraries, with the exception of special events with prior permission.