11.19.20: Library closure and other LTS updates, effective immediately

A message sent to members of the campus community

As the University scales back campus activity due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Lehigh community, Library and Technology Services (LTS) would like to share a number of service highlights and other important information, effective immediately:

  • Fairchild-Martindale and Linderman Libraries, as well the Computing Center, are closed to general access until further notice.
  • The Grind @ FML is closed.
  • The LTS Help Desk will continue to offer support remotely (view hours). For assistance, call 610-758-4357, text 610-616-5910, email helpdesk@lehigh.edu or chat.
  • Need to print on-campus? Follow these instructions.
  • Curbside library material pick-up will be offered between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday in compliance with social distancing guidelines. You can arrange for pick-up via the “Request this” link on items found in your ASA Library Catalog search.
  • Library books may be dropped off at the Lehigh Mail Center at Farrington Square between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Virtual chat with librarians is available 24/7 for research and library help.
  • In situations where in-person help is necessary, such as computer hardware repair, computing consulting, or with lending services, please submit a Help Request at help.lehigh.edu. An appointment will be scheduled with you Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Digital Media Studio equipment such as camcorders, tripods, headsets/microphones, and document cameras will be made available for curbside pick-up Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please submit requests to inmediad@lehigh.edu.

Refer to the Library and Technology Services Reopening Guide for detailed information about hours of operation and service protocols.

If you have any questions about services offered during the temporary closure, or about the LTS Reopening Guide, please contact the LTS Help Desk.


Greg Reihman, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Library and Technology Services