Allen Fletcher Library

The Allen Fletcher Library supports A.C.T. artists (students, faculty, staff, and visiting artists) by providing access to the information they need for their work in the conservatory and theater. The library collection is located at 30 Grant Avenue on the 7th Floor and contains approximately ten thousand titles, including playscripts, books, videos (VHS and DVD), language and music compact discs and tapes, music scores, and theater journals. These titles are available to all patrons to check out or use in the library.


Library Resources

Library Catalog
Search the collection or peruse the new acquisition lists. Additions to the Allen Fletcher Library collection are made once a month and are grouped by books, collections, plays, musical scores, and audio materials.
Newest acquisitions (PDF): June 2017 | March 2017 | February 2017 | January 2017 | November 2016 | October 2016 | August 2016 | May 2016  

Alexander Street Drama (Username and Password required)
Includes all the full-text plays in 6 Alexander Street drama collections (Black Drama, Asian American Drama, Latino Drama, Twentieth Century North American Drama, North American Indian Drama, and North American Women's Drama), nearly 6,000 works.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text (Username and Password required)
Contains more than 450 full-text titles, including more than 140 full-text journals, and more than 300 full-text books and monographs.

Library Hours

Monday–Thursday: 9:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Circulation Policies

Who Can Borrow
All visitors must present a valid A.C.T. ID in order to borrow library materials. A maximum of three items may be checked out at any one time.

Loan Periods
Books, audiocassettes, scripts, journals, sound recordings: 2 weeks
Video recordings: 3 days

Video recordings cannot be renewed. All other materials may be renewed once, provided they are not overdue and no fines are pending. Renewals may be done in person, by phone at 415.439.2432, or by emailing

Overdue video recordings: $1.00 per day
Everything else: $.25 per day
Failure to rewind audiotape: $.50
Failure to rewind videotape: $1.00
Lost book: $20.00 maximum
Lost video recording: $40.00 maximum

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