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Blake Library

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Library Contacts and Hours

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Library Access Information


Monday - Thursday: 8am - 9pm

Friday: 8am - 8pm

Saturday: 11am - 8pm

Sunday: 11am - 9pm

Library staff will only be available from 8am to 5pm for walk-in or by phone help. However, reference staff is available evenings, weekends, and holidays by email at


Library Hour Changes:

Extended Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, December 4-5 & 11-12 : Open until 10:00 PM

Friday (12/17): Open 8am - 4:30pm

Saturday-Sunday (12/18-19): Closed

Monday-Friday (12/20-24): Open 8am - 4:30pm (Hours may change 12/24)

Saturday, December 25 through Sunday, January 2 Library Closed (Reference staff available at

Monday, January 3, through January 16: M-F Open 8am - 4:30pm; Weekends Closed

Martin Luther King Day (1/17): Library Closed

Tuesday, January 18: Library Open regular semester hours


Reference services are still available during the weekends. Contact:


Blake Library and Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes are available to all who follow the guidelines below.

Community COVID Guidelines

Please be advised that there are still a few stipulations:

  1. Community must have a vaccination card or negative test result for the week accessing the library. 
  2. Children ages 0-11 (who are not currently able to be vaccinated), are not required to have either proof of vaccination or negative test result.
  3. The entrance to the library is the Quad Entrance, which faces Cyr Hall. (Map)

Regarding masks (both the general community and the campus community):

Masks must be worn indoors at all times.



Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm

Saturdays & Sundays: Closed


Reference staff available by email, including holidays and weekends:

To access staff by phone or email, please click on "Contact Library Staff" above for contact information.


To our Community Patrons, Curbside Service is still available!


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