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Library: Hours

Disclaimer

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

Library Services & Closing Time Notes

The library's entrance door is locked 15 minutes before closing time.

The circulation desk ends service 10 minutes before closing time.

Other library services may be unavailable 10 minutes before closing time.

Extended Study Room Access

Access to the 24 hour Extended Study Room is available with a valid Austin College ID after the library closes.

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. 

See disclaimer (above) 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 - 8:00 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

Holiday Breaks & Interim Schedules (2017-18)

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 2017 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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