Welcome, Friends of D. Hiden Ramsey Library!
Since 1961, residents of Asheville and surrounding Western North Carolina have been able to access and borrow materials from D. Hiden Ramsey Library by purchasing a Friends of Ramsey Library membership. So wherever you are in North Carolina, we hope you will become a Friend. It will be our pleasure to serve you.
Anyone is welcome to use the library collections in-house. Individuals interested in checking out materials from Ramsey Library, but who are not affiliated with the University, may borrow materials by obtaining a Friend of Ramsey Library Card.
WHO: Any resident of North Carolina eighteen years or older can purchase a library card.
WHAT TO BRING: Proof of eligibility is required by presentation of a valid North Carolina driver’s license (or a valid North Carolina state issued picture ID).
WHERE: Go to the Circulation Desk and fill out a membership form.
COST: $18 per year. If you are a UNCA graduate you are entitled to a Friends Card with no annual fee!
This borrower’s card entitles the borrower to check out up to ten items at a time. The card in nontransferable and must be presented to check out items. The normal loan period is three weeks, although this may be shorter if the expiration of the card is prior to the end of the loan period.
The card provides borrowing privileges for:
|Popular Reading Books||Three weeks|
|New Books||Three weeks|
|General Collection||Three weeks|
|Curriculum Materials||Three weeks|
|Juvenile Literature||Three weeks|
|Government Documents||Three weeks|
|LP Records||Three weeks|
It does not include the following services:
|CDs, Software, Kits and CD-ROMs|
|Off-campus access to electronic databases|
|Videos, DVDs, and Laser Discs|
All check out privileges are blocked when the amount owed in fines/fees reaches $1.00.
You may bring materials with your borrower’s card to the Circulation Desk for renewal. You can also renew your materials twice online. The cut-off date for online renewals is the due date of the item. After this time, items must be brought into the library for renewal. Recalled books cannot be renewed.
All check out privileges for Friends of Ramsey Library is blocked when the amount owed in fines/fees reaches $1.00.
In the library
Return Materials to the Circulation Desk.
Outside the entrance of Ramsey Library
On University Heights next to Governors Hall
Map (link here)
One University Heights
CPO # 1500
Asheville NC 28804-8504
Rules and regulations of Ramsey Library are to be followed. Failure to do so may result in the suspension of patron borrowing privileges.