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Library: Hours

Standard Hours & Holidays

Hours

The normal operational hours for Abell Library are posted below, however, changes do occur in consideration of holidays and interim periods. Please call 903-813-2236 if you have any questions.

See disclaimer (below) for other items of note.

Fall & Spring Terms

Day Times
Monday - Thursday 7:45 am - Midnight
Friday 7:45 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Noon - Midnight

January Term

Day Times
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Summer

Day Times
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

Regular Holidays

The following holidays do not change: 

Day Open/Closed
Labor Day OPEN
Martin Luther King Day OPEN
Memorial Day CLOSED
Fourth of July CLOSED

Disclaimer

Access to the Extended Study Area room is available after hours with a valid Austin College ID.

Library hours are subject to change. For more information about our hours, call the circulation desk at 903-813-2236.

The library's entrance door is locked 15 minutes before our scheduled closing time. Some library services may be unavailable 10 minutes before closing.

Holiday Breaks & Interim Schedules (2017-18)

Hours for Fall Break 2017

Day Times
Friday, October 6th  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 7th CLOSED
Sunday, October 8th 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, October 9th Regular Fall Hours Resume

Hours for Thanksgiving 2017

Day Times
Friday, Novermber 17th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 18th CLOSED
Sunday, November 19th CLOSED
Monday, November 20th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 21st 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, November 22nd 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday, Nov. 23rd - Saturday, Nov. 25th CLOSED
Sunday, November 26th 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, November 27th Extended Hours for Fall 2016 Finals Begin

Extended Hours for Fall 2017 Finals

Day Times
Monday, November 27th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, November 28th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, November 29th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, November 30th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Friday, December 1st 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 2nd 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 3rd Noon - 2:00 am
Monday, December 4th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, December 5th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, December 6th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, December 7th 7:45 am - Midnight
Friday, December 8th 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 9th CLOSED
Sunday, December 10th CLOSED
Monday, December 11th Christmas Interim Hours Begin

Christmas Interim Hours 2017-18

Day Times
Friday, December 8th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 9th CLOSED
Sunday, December 10th CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 11th - Friday, Dec. 15th  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, Dec. 16th - Sunday, Dec. 17th CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 18th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 19th - Monday, Jan. 1st CLOSED
Tuesday, January 2nd Jan Term Hours Begin

January Interim Hours 2018

Day Times
Thursday, January 25th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, January 26th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, January 27th CLOSED
Sunday, January 28th CLOSED
Monday, January 29th Regular Spring Hours Begin

Spring Break Hours 2018

Day Times
Friday, March 9th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, March 10th  CLOSED
Sunday, March 11th CLOSED
Monday, March 12th - Friday, March 16th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 17th CLOSED
Sunday, March 18th 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, March 19th Regular Spring Hours Resume

Easter Holiday Hours 2018

Day Times
Friday, March 30th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, March 31st  CLOSED
Sunday, April 1st 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, April 2nd Regular Spring Hours Resume

Extended Hours for Spring 2018 Finals*

Day Times
Monday, April 30th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, May 1st  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, May 2nd  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, May 3rd 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Friday, May 4th 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 5th 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 6th Noon - 2:00 am
Monday, May 7th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, May 8th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, May 9th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, May 10th 7:45 am - Midnight
Friday, May 11th (end of Spring Term) 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 12th CLOSED
Sunday, May 13th (Graduation!) CLOSED
Monday, May 14th Summer Hours Begin

*Hours subject to change. 

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