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Library Hours

May Term Hours May 9 - June 3
All Locations Closed Weekends &
Memorial Day – May 30

Lilly Library
Monday - Thursday 8 am - 6 pm
Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm


Science Commons Service Desk
Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm

Friends Collection and College Archives

Thursday-Friday 9 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 4 pm

Detailed Archives Hours

Closed Days

The libraries and archives are closed for the following holidays each year.

New Year Day
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday & Saturday
Christmas and one day preceding or following, depending on College policies

During the acadmic year when semester breaks approach the hours may change and the facilities may be closed on weekends before or after breaks.

During the summer the libraries and archives are generally closed most Saturdays and Sundays.

Full details will be posted on this page as schedule changes approach.

Regular Academic Hours

Regular Academic Hours

Lilly Library

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-Midnight
  • Friday: 8:00am-10:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-10:00pm
  • Sunday: Noon-Midnight

Science Commons Service Desk

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-Midnight
  • Friday: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday: Noon-6:00pm
  • Sunday: Noon-Midnight

Friends Collection and College Archive

  • Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-Noon, 1:00pm-5:00pm, 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am-Noon, 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Sunday: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Research Help Desk (Lilly Library)

  • Weekday afternoons - Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri: 1:30pm-4:00pm. Wed: 2:30pm-4:00pm.
  • Weekday evenings - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur: 7:00pm-10:00pm

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