Library Hours

Main Library Hours

Reading Days & Finals
Thur, Nov. 16 - Mon, Nov. 20

Thur-Fri 8 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Sat-Sun 9 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Mon 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Winter Break
Tue, Nov. 21 - Tue, Jan. 2

Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat-Sun Closed

Closed on these days:

  • Nov. 23 & 24
  • Dec. 25 & 26
  • Jan. 1

St. Olaf Libraries’ hours

Reference Librarian Hours

Academic Term:

Librarians staff the Research/IT desk during the following hours:

  • Monday–Thursday: 10 am–5 pm, 7 pm–9 pm
  • Friday: 10 am–5 pm
  • Sunday: 1 pm–5 pm, 7 pm–9 pm

Feel free to make an appointment directly with a reference librarian. Librarians' offices are located along and down the hallway of the west wall of the reference room on the 4th floor.


Summer, Winter, and Spring Breaks:

A reference librarian is on call during the following hours:

  • Monday–Friday: 10 am–noon, 1 pm–4 pm

You can page the librarian on call from the phone on the Research/IT desk, or look for the “Reference Librarian is IN” sign on the librarian’s office door.