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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

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


The standard operational hours and regular holidays for Abell Library are posted here; however, changes do occur in consideration of other holidays and interim periods. 

See disclaimer (above) for other items of note.

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 - 8:00 pm

The standard operational hours and regular holidays for Abell Library are posted here; however, changes do occur in consideration of other holidays and interim periods. 

See disclaimer (above) for other items of note.

Regular Holidays

The holidays listed below do not change: 

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

The standard operational hours and regular holidays for Abell Library are posted here; however, changes do occur in consideration of other holidays and interim periods. 

See disclaimer (above) for other items of note.

Summer

Day

Times

Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday

CLOSED


The standard operational hours and regular holidays for Abell Library are posted here; however, changes do occur in consideration of other holidays and interim periods. 

See disclaimer (above) for other items of note.

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Regular Holidays

The holidays listed below do not change: 

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

Breaks, Holiday, & Interim Hours

Thanksgiving 2018

Day Times
Friday, November 16th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 17th CLOSED
Sunday, November 18th CLOSED
Monday, November 19th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 20th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed., Nov. 21st - Sat., Nov. 24th CLOSED
Sunday, November 25th 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, November 26th Extended Hours for Fall Finals Begin

December Interim & Winter Break 2018-19

Day Times
Friday, December 7th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 8th CLOSED
Sunday, December 9th CLOSED
Mon., Dec. 10th - Fri., Dec. 14th  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat., Dec. 15th - Sun., Dec. 16th CLOSED
Mon., Dec. 17th - Wed., Dec. 19th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu., Dec. 20th - Wed., Jan. 2nd CLOSED
Thu., Jan. 3rd - Fri., Jan. 4th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat., Jan. 5th - Sun., Jan. 6th CLOSED
Monday, January 7th Jan Term Hours Begin

January Interim 2019

Day Times

Tuesday, January 29th

(JanTerm Ends @ 5:00 pm)

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, January 30th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday, January 31st 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, February 1st 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, February 2nd CLOSED
Sunday, February 3rd CLOSED
Monday, February 4th Regular Spring Hours Begin

Spring Break 2019

Day Times
Friday, March 8th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, March 9th  CLOSED
Sunday, March 10th CLOSED
Mon., March 11th - Fri., March 15th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 16th CLOSED
Sunday, March 17th 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, March 18th Regular Spring Hours Resume

Easter Weekend 2019

Day Times
Friday, April 19th  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 20th  CLOSED
Sunday, April 21st 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, April 22nd Regular Spring Hours Resume

Fall Break 2018

Day Times
Thursday, October 4th  CLOSE @ 6:00 pm
Friday, October 5th  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 6th CLOSED
Sunday, October 7th 6:00 pm - Midnight
Monday, October 8th Regular Fall Hours Resume
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Extended Hours for Finals

Extended Hours for Fall 2018 Finals*

Day Times
Monday, November 26th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, November 27th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, November 28th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, November 29th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Friday, November 30th 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 1st 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 2nd Noon - 2:00 am
Monday, December 3rd 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, December 4th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, December 5th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, December 6th 7:45 am - Midnight

Friday, December 7th

(Fall Term ends @ 5:00 pm)

7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 8th CLOSED
Sunday, December 9th CLOSED
Monday, December 10th December Interim Hours Begin

*Hours subject to change. 

Extended Hours for Spring 2019 Finals*

Day Times
Monday, May 6th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, May 7th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, May 8th  7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, May 9th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Friday, May 10th 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 11th 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 12th Noon - 2:00 am
Monday, May 13th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday, May 14th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday, May 15th 7:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday, May 16th 7:45 am - Midnight

Friday, May 17th

(Spring Term ends @ 5:00 pm)

7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 18th CLOSED
Sunday, May 19th (Graduation!) CLOSED
Monday, May 20th Summer Hours Begin

*Hours subject to change. 

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