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The Carlyle Fraser Library is the Upper School library of the Westminster Schools.

Borrowing Privledges & Policies

All Westminster alumni, students, faculty, parents, and staff are granted full borrowing privileges from the Carlyle Fraser Library.


      Self-service check-out kiosks are located at the entrances on both the main floor and upper floor. Library resources may be      checked out using the Westminster ID card.

Loan Periods

Regular Books/DVDS : 3 weeks with renewals available

Reference & Reserve Books : Overnight only; please check out during the last period of the day and return before the first class the next day.

Return Policy

Each borrower is solely responsible for returning, on time, any materials checked out on his/her card. Return materials to one of the book drops located outside the library doors on each level. Students may be charged a replacement fee for unreturned or lost items.
Overdue Policy
Materials should be returned on time. However, if they become overdue, students will be notified via email and should return the item or ask a librarian for a renewal. A second overdue notice will result in notification of the deans and a possible detention.

Inter-Library Loan

Can't find what you need? You can borrow it from another library by filling out the interlibrary loan request.



Bibliographic Instruction

Please let us introduce your students to the best resources for their needs! Setting aside one class period for library instruction can do wonders for the quality of student research.

Working with Digital Scholarship

Digital Scholarship uses software and technology to create new, meaningful ways to interact with data. Our digital scholarship librarian is always excited to talk with faculty or students about innovative techniques large and small. Stop by the main floor of CFL to chat, or check out our guide.

Read the Guide