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Library Collections: Circulating Books



Circulating Books—The AAC holds approximately 20,000 books available in open stacks to members and the general public during library hours, 5 days a week, from noon to 5p.m. or by appointment. Members may check out these materials either on site or by mail. Books date from 1900 to the present. Main subject areas include current and historical guidebooks for rock climbing, ice and snow climbing, exploration and adventure, ski mountaineering, travel narratives, mountain cultures, languages, natural science, high altitude survival and medicine, environmental conservation, juvenile materials, fiction and poetry, fine art, and photography. New acquisitions are funded through the library budget and by in-kind and direct donations. The AAC Library Catalog is available online.