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We're improving your library! Fraser Library will close April 24 to May 6 for renovations

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During this time, limited services and study space for SFU students will be available on Galleria 3.

Some (less disruptive!) work will also occur before and after closure.

What's happening?

We're improving spaces for research, study, and collaboration. Enhancements will include:

  • a new appointment/drop-in Research Help consultation space
  • updated Group Study Rooms and Screening Room
  • some additional and refreshed study spaces

Information will be updated on this page. Thank you to all Library users for their patience during renovations.

Services available during closure

  • Library services and staff available for questions and assistance from 9:30-4:30 Monday to Friday (3130: map)
    • Returns of all SFU Library material
    • Pick up and borrowing of material requested from Burnaby and Vancouver campus libraries and interlibrary loan
    • Borrowing of a limited selection of laptops, phone chargers, and headphones (for current SFU students and employees)
  • Additional study space for SFU students will be made available (3120, 3150, PC lab 3140: map)


Where will the services available during closure be located?

Library staff and select services will be available at room 3130 on Galleria 3, Monday to Friday,  9:30-4:30 (3130: map)

How can I contact Fraser Library during the closure?

Call 778-782-7411; email, or visit us in  room 3130 on Galleria 3, Monday to Friday,  9:30-4:30 

I am looking for a computer - where can I go?

PC lab 3140 will be available for student use Monday to Friday,  9:30-4:30. Current students can access other computers at labs on campus, when not booked for other uses, using their ID cards. Here is a map to all computer labs on SFU Surrey campus.

I am looking for a place to study - where can I go?

Additional study space for SFU students will be available in rooms 3120 and 3150, Monday to Friday 9:30 to 4:30.

Where on campus are printers available?

There is a black & white printer in the Firemen’s lab (room 2300) in the mezzanine. Colour printers are available in rooms 3365 and 3064. For details, visit: printing.

Will I be able to request or borrow Fraser Library books, media, equipment, and other material during the closure?

Holds on Fraser Library books and media can be placed until noon on April 23. During closure, held items with a pickup location of Surrey can be picked up from our temporary location.

Our collection will not be available during the closure, and after April 23rd you will not be able to place holds on Surrey items until we re-open. However, you can still request items from other SFU Library locations and from interlibrary loan. Borrowing of a limited selection of laptops, phone chargers, and headphones (for current SFU students and employees) will be available at room 3130 (see above for hours).

Will any items I borrow from Fraser Library be due during closure?

No; items borrowed from Fraser Library will not be due during the closure. Note that items borrowed from Bennett or Belzberg may be due while the Fraser library is closed, and can be returned at any location.

Where can I return books during closure?

During open hours ( 9:30-4:30 Monday to Friday), books can be returned at room 3130 on Galleria 3. Books can also be returned to the book drops at the library, which will remain open during the Library's closure.

Where can I pay my library fines during closure?

Bennett (SFU Burnaby) and Belzberg (SFU Vancouver) libraries will be able to accept payment for fines. You can also pay fines (by debit or credit) by calling 778.782.4345.

I am a faculty member who needs to submit my course reserves. May I do this when the library is closed?

Yes; reserves can be received and processed. For more details, visit: reserves.



April 24 to May 6


Fraser Library, SFU Surrey

Contact for further information

Leanna Jantzi, Head, Fraser Library - email: