About Us

Located near the front entrance of Mansfield Library, circulation is an integral part of day-to-day activities. Circulation oversees the lending, shelving, maintenance, and retrieval of Mansfield Library materials and media.

Contact us at 406-243-4071 or

Items Available to Check Out

Besides books and media, we circulate a variety of other materials! Items with an asterisk (*) can be checked out by Montana Borrowers.

  • Headphones*
  • digital voice recorders
  • DVD players
  • calculators
  • typewriters*
  • keys for group study rooms and the library classrooms (Student Learning Center and Buckhous Room)
  • Yellow Ubikes.

Our neighbors in the Information Center, tech support, also circulate materials like laptops, a GoPro, tablets, and more.

Additionally, circulation conducts searches for items missing from the shelves, assigns study carrels, sets up rooms for special use, organizes and lends materials on course reserve for classes.

How to Check Out

To check out library material you must present a current, valid picture ID. You can access your circulation accounts, place holds, renew materials, cancel pending requests, and determine if fines have been assessed, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through your library account.