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William Morris Hunt Memorial Library


The Library is currently open for MFA staff visits by appointment only in a limited capacity. Please consult the PDF below for further information and contact the Library with any questions. 

Research Visits 

1. Research appointments can be made for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Due to limited and staggered staffing, research visits on other days cannot be accommodated. Email to make an appointment.

2. For safety reasons, only two users are allowed in the reading room at any given time. 

3. MFA staff visiting the Library are required to fill out the Museum health screening form prior to arrival. 

MFA staff may use the following form or the form on the intranet to request materials held at Main Library.  If you are NOT a member of MFA staff, please do not use the form. Please contact for any inquiries for access. 

Please note that the deliveries between Horticultural Hall and the Museum are reduced. The mail goes out on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday only with no exceptions. Please be mindful of the limited delivery schedule. 

For any books, articles, or other materials not owned by the MFA libraries, MFA staff should use the form on the intranet or the one below. Interlibrary loan services are only available for MFA staff. All other patrons should inquire at their local library for ILL inquiries. Please provide full citation information. For any interlibrary loan questions, please reach out to the Jordan Barnes at 

All MFA staff, volunteers, and interns who wish to utilize library resources must submit a new staff patron application. Please send the completed form to


Remote access is available for a majority of online resources that the MFA Library subscribes to. Login is required using a barcode assigned when creating a library account. 

For detailed instructions, please view the pdf document below. 


The William Morris Hunt Memorial Library is currently engaged in a comprehensive collection analysis. For the overview of the program, please see the pdf.

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