Returning Library Materials

If you are still in the Atlanta area, we advise you to use the book drops at the following libraries to drop off your returns:

Robert W. Woodruff Library (Directions) book drops are located on either side of the main entrance of the Woodruff Library. 

Pitts Theology Library (Directions) book drops are located outside the 2nd floor entrance of the Rita Anne Rollins Building, near the Chemistry building.

Note: If you wish to return Music and Media Library equipment or media, please contact us through Ask a Librarian to request assistance.

If you are returning more than 50 books at once, please email ask [at] emory [dot] libanswers [dot] com in advance of returning the items to arrange for a no-contact drop off appointment.


If you have left the Atlanta area, you may self-ship the items using a courier of your choice that offers package tracking capabilities. Please be sure to include your name and contact information and use the following physical address to ensure delivery: 

Attn: Stacks Department

Robert W. Woodruff Library

Emory University

540 Asbury Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322



If you reside outside of the Atlanta area and face a financial hardship that impacts your ability to return library materials, please complete the following Request for Assistance form and a staff member will be in touch to discuss assistance available for the return of library materials. 


If you have any questions about your library account, please email: ask [at] emory [dot] libanswers [dot] com 

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