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Help is a click Away: Renew

Welcome to our help page, designed to give you some basic information about our most commonly asked questions, contact information, and some quick facts about services.


How can I renew my items? You can renew items at The Mabee-Simpson Library either in person or over the phone. Please have your library card ready. 

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Over the phone: 870-307-7205.
In person: Bring your library card to the Circulation Desk.



What are the fines for library items?

Books and other library materials
10 cents per day, per item (max $5 per item)

Reserve Materials
10 cents per hour, per item(max $5 per item)

Lost item
Price of item, plus $5.00 processing fee



How Do I Login?

When off-campus, Lyon College faculty, staff, and students please use your Lyon user ID of: and your password to login.  You no longer have to use RDS to log in.  Find your browser, your web page, your database, search the database, and when the authentication screen pops up, use your student ID and password.  You only have to do this once a session.

Community members who have purchased a card can use the databases in the library building but not remotely.

Having issues logging in?  Clear your cache (CTRL + SHIFT + DEL) and try again.

If you have problems accessing the databases please call Lyon support at:  870-307-7555 or contact

Spring 2020

Sunday  5 p.m. - Midnight
Monday thru Thursday  8 a.m. - Midnight
Friday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday  Closed


2300 Highland Road

Batesville, AR  72501

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Updated 01-07-20



2300 HIGHLAND ROAD • BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS 72501 • PHONE: (870-307-7205) • FAX: (870) 307-7279