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Visitor Information

Public Use

Dupré Library is open for use by the public. Review the following policies concerning visitors:

Library Policies

Library materials must be shared and preserved for the benefit of the entire community of library users. Visitors must respect the rights of the other persons in the Library.

The Library enforces the following rules:

  • No loud talking (noise levels apply)
  • No audio from personal media devices
  • No smoking or vaping
  • No pets—only service animals allowed
  • No bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards or scooters
  • No organized groups without permission from the Dean's Office
  • No food or drinks in the U.S. Government Documents Collection

Failure to comply with reasonable policies may result in suspension or cancellation of library privileges. For more information, view the Library's Policies & Procedures.

Want to Check Out Items?

Visitors who wish to borrow library materials are invited to Give to the Library at an annual cost of $100.00 or more.

  • Borrowing Limit = 30 items
  • Loan Period = 21 days

Visitors who give are not allowed remote (off-campus) access to any of the Library's electronic resources but can come into the Library to use these resources.

For more information, contact the Circulation Desk at (337) 482-6025 or



Direct any questions regarding this policy to:

Circulation Desk
Edith Garland Dupré Library
400 E St Mary Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
1st Floor
(337) 482-6025