The Douglas and Judith Krupp Library
Located within the stunning George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology, the Krupp Library at Bryant University offers premier resources and services to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community.
The Krupp Library provides access to information resources and library services that are central to Bryant University’s academic mission, offering a user-friendly atmosphere and a collection based on Bryant’s academic programs. Skilled staff who embrace technology are available to instruct students in library research and the use of library resources.
The Krupp Library supports an environment of lifelong learning and information literacy, and also supports the recreational and entertainment needs of the Bryant community.
As a member of the Consortium of Rhode Island Academic & Research Libraries (CRIARL), faculty from CRIARL member institutions may present their CRIARL card issued by their respective institution for onsite borrowing of Bryant’s circulating physical materials.
If you are a student from an academic institution, bring your current college ID when visiting Bryant. Some services and resources are not available to those outside the immediate Bryant community.
Residents of Smithfield may receive, at no cost, the following privileges at the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library at Bryant University:
Any resident 18 years of age and older may visit the library and utilize most resources on-site and borrow up to ten circulating, Bryant-owned materials.
Any resident under the age of 18 may visit the library and utilize most resources on-site.
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Some services such as laptop borrowing, Interlibrary Loan, Reuters, and reference assistance are limited to those with current valid Bryant University IDs. Bryant students are given top priority for all resources at all times.
Residents with a current Rhode Island driver’s license (or other photo ID establishing Smithfield residency) may apply for a Courtesy Card at the Access Services Desk. Courtesy Cards will have a one-year expiration date and are renewable on an annual basis with proper identification.