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Using the Library: OLLI Members


Ramsey Library is happy to offer a variety of services and resources to members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.


All of our stacks and public use computers are open and available. Browse our new books section, then find a comfortable spot for reading on our quieter upper level or a spot for discussion on our collaborative main floor.


Bring your current RockyCard to check out materials from our collection. You can check out up to 10 items at a time.


  Limit Loan Period # of Renewals
Books 10 30 days 2
DVDs & CDs 5 7 days 1
Current Periodicals 5 7 days
Bound Periodicals 5 7 days

You also have access to general collection materials from Appalachian State University and Western Carolina University via our ABC Express service. Find books, DVDs and CDs* using our shared catalog, click Request, and log in with your name and Onecard number. You will receive an email notification once your materials are available for pickup.

We are unable to fulfill requests for materials outside of our ABC system. Should you need materials from another library, we can help you identify a local public library where you can place interlibrary loan requests.

Nearly all of our 150+ online research databases are available for use from our public workstations. For off-campus access to many of our online resources, contact us about access to NC LIVE offers access to ebooks, audiobooks, videos, online magazines, newspapers, journals, and more.

Our staff are happy to assist you in person, via phone, email, or even text.

Let us know how we can help you.



Our library hours can be found here.

*Appalachian State's CDs are not requestable