Barnard Library Hours

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Summer Hours

The library is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 6pm, and closed on weekends.
See library holidays and closings below.


Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:30am* - Midnight 8:30am* - 6:00pm 10:00am - 6:00pm 10:00am - Midnight

*The library opens at 8:30am and library services begin at 8:45 am.


Exam Hours

The study areas are open 24 hours a day.
The Circulation/Reserves Desk and the Research Librarians continue with regular hours (see table above).


Barnard Archives Hours

Please contact us to schedule an appointment.


Library Holidays and Closings  

May 2 Monday Final Exams  Exam Hours begin
May 12 Thursday   Closing at 9pm
May 13  Friday   10am - 6pm
May 16 Monday Summer Hours begin 10am - 6pm
May 27 Friday Memorial Day weekend Closing at 4pm
May 30 Monday Memorial Day CLOSED
July 1 Friday Independence Day weekend Closing at 4pm
July 4 Monday Independence Day CLOSED
September 5 Monday Labor Day CLOSED
September 6 Tuesday Fall classes begin Regular Hours resume


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