Building Hours

May 21st through August 3rd
Mon - Fri - 7:30AM - 5PM
Sat & Sun  - CLOSED

Summer Holiday Closings
Monday, May 28th
Wednesday, July 4th 

Research Help Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8:00AM-5:00PM 
Sun. & Sat. CLOSED

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Research Phone: 
Call: 785-639-6180


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  • Full-text articles from more than 80,000 journals. For more article content, see Articles and Databases.
  • Everything from the Forsyth Library Catalog: books, ebooks, videos, FHSU theses, and more.
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Borrowing Resources from Forsyth Library

Most material may be checked out from the Learning Commons Desk inside the library or at the service desk located in the Roemer Lobby as you enter the building. Materials your professor has placed on reserve are also available at the Learning Commons Desk. Please refer to the Forsyth Library circulation policy for more information about borrowing and about fines and fees.

Eligible Borrowers:

  • Any current Fort Hays State University faculty, adjunct faculty, staff, or student with a valid FHSU Tiger ID card.
  • Kansas residents with a Forsyth Library community borrower card. Community Cards are for sale for $25.00 at the Learning Commons Desk with proof of Kansas residency and current address.
  • We do not accept the State Library of Kansas Library Card.

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