Location and Contact Information

Main Library Circulation Services
Main Library floor plan

Phone: 319-335-5299
E-Mail: lib-maincirc@uiowa.edu

Circulation Services has two addresses to which items may be sent.

If sending through U.S. mail (USPS) our address is as follows:

Circulation Services
University of Iowa Libraries
100 Main Library (LIB)
Iowa City, IA 52242

If sending through a courier service (e.g. FedEx or UPS) our address is as follows:

Circulation Services
University of Iowa Libraries
125 W Washington Street.
Iowa City, IA 52240

The U.S. Postal Service does not recognize 125 W. Washington St. as a valid address because all USPS mail for the University goes to Central Mail Processing. Note the zip code change for downtown addresses to 52240.

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University Libraries Delivery Services

Library users may request that materials owned by a University of Iowa Library be held for pickup at any University of Iowa Library, delivered to a UI campus office through campus mail, or delivered to a remote user. Requests should be placed by logging in to InfoHawk+ at search.lib.uiowa.edu. Return of the materials by the due date is the responsibility of the user and if not returned in person, a traceable delivery system in highly recommended (i.e. UPS or FedEx). If you are at remote location, you can request a UPS shipping label to return books.

Circulation Policies

University of Iowa Libraries General Check-Out, Renewal, and Fine Policies. Main Library Circulation Services Guidelines and Policies for:

Media Collection Circulation Policies

  • 16mm films are for instruction use only. They can be checked out for the class period by the instructor and must be returned after class.
  • Microfilm, microfiche, and microcards can be checked out for the same period as books, based on UI status.
  • Sound effect records and audio cassettes can be checked out for two hours.

Documents and Forms:

Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and the Branch Libraries

Circulation Services are provided at each branch library and the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences.  Check with the appropriate library for further circulation information.