BGSU Firelands Library Community Hub


Welcome to the heart of intellectual collaboration at BGSU Firelands. Our library is more than just a collection of books; it's a vibrant space fostering connections, knowledge-sharing, and community engagement.   

A research university in your backyard

The BGSU Firelands Library serves the community by providing an abundance of free resources that can significantly enrich your experience. As a member of our community, you are welcome to visit the BGSU Firelands Library, consult items, walk around the stacks, and borrow items to take home.

Courtesy Card Membership form

At the BGSU Firelands Library, you have access to:

  • Printed periodicals – journals, magazines, and specialized journals – such as photography - Aperture, Ohio Historical Journals, Inland Sea journal, Local NASA Reports by Leidos, Corp. of Engineer Reports for Sandusky Bay, and more.
  • Library Collections: Holocaust, Great Lakes, Juvenile, Audiovisual – movies and printed items, Browsing collections for leisure reading.

BGSU Firelands Library not only serves our students and faculty, but also the community around the college. Community Courtesy card holders also have access to:

  • OhioLINK and SearchOhio
  • Renew items online, in person, or by phone
  • BGSU Firelands Library’s group work/meeting areas, quiet study spaces, and private study rooms
  • Workstations, printers, and access to the internet
  • Bring your own device – laptop/charging stations available

Library staff will be more than happy to help you navigate our library and provide academic research assistance and access to academic resources for your sciences and humanities projects.

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Updated: 01/31/2024 10:17AM