General Library Information

General Library Information


7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

7 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The library staff provides reference and readers advisory services all hours of operation and the librarian collaborates with classroom teachers to deliver research skills instruction. Special programming includes book clubs and after-school workshops. The library can accommodate up to 70 students at study tables and soft seating. Groups of up to four can sign out the group study room. A public access photocopy machine is housed in the library. Copies are 10 cents per page.


The library houses approximately 14,000 books, 600 audiovisuals, a variety of equipment including digital cameras, headphones, microphones, and laptops, and 30+ print magazines. In addition to the physical collection, the MUHS community can access over 40 research databases from the library's webpage. The library houses 37 computers, four printers, and a photocopy machine.

Borrowing Privileges

A student's Marquette University High School ID serves as the library card for the Doerr Library.

Resource Loan Periods

  • Books from the General Stacks: 21 days, may be renewed 1 time
  • Class Reserve: 1 day
  • Audiovisuals: 1 day
  • New Magazines: In library use
  • Older magazines: 7 days
  • Equipment: 7 days with note from teacher
  • Software: 1 day
  • Reference Books: 1 day

Overdue notices are sent via campus email every Monday morning. The library does not charge overdue fines. However, materials not returned at the end of each semester are considered lost and students are billed a replacement fee.

Resource Replacement Fees

  • Paperback book: Replacement cost plus a five dollar processing fee
  • Hardbound book: Replacement cost plus a five dollar processing fee
  • Magazine: $5
  • Reference Materials: Replacement cost plus a five dollar processing fee
  • Equipment: Replacement cost plus a five dollar processing fee
  • AV Materials: Replacement cost

Library Staff

Ms. Ann O'Hara
414-933-7220, Ext. 3077

Ms. Maureen Holahan
Library Assistant

414-933-7220, Ext. 3076

Ms. Jeni McLaughlin
Library Assistant
414-933-7220, Ext. 3076