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About Pilgrim Library

General information about Pilgrim Library.

Available for You!

  • Borrow books, dvds, and more from both Defiance College and across Ohio!
  • Use over 150 online databases & 20,000 eBooks!
  • Ask a librarian for research assistance! 

Borrowing & Renewing

As a current student, you can check out up to 50 items at one time! The length of time you're allowed to keep these items depends on what kind of item it is.

Student Loan Periods Chart

Renewing items:

Make sure you renew any items you have checked out if you still need them. There are 3 ways you can do this:

  • Visit the library and ask us to renew your books for you.
  • Call us and ask us to renew your books for you (419-783-2481)
  • Renew your books online using the 'My Account' link

Your Library Card & Off Campus Access

Library Card with BarcodeYour student ID card is also your library card!

Your 9 digit barcode number is also on your student ID card; you'll need this if you want to request an item through OhioLink or log in to one of our resources from off campus.

Pilgrim Library:   
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