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Currently there are no library events scheduled. Please click the image for a list of upcoming University events. 

Library Information

The Library building is open during the following hours for Fall Semester 2022:

Wednesday, September 7 - Wednesday, December 21

  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: noon-11 p.m.

Closed for winter break December 22, 2022-January 2, 2023.

Please visit the Saint Mary’s Alert Information website for information about campus-wide closures, and monitor the library’s Twitter page for alerts about unexpected library closures/

The Research Help team is available to help with assignments during the following hours:

Fall Semester 2022, Wednesday, September 7 - Wednesday, December 21

  • In person
    • Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Online (chat, text, email)
    • Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.
  • Closed on all holidays.
  • Closed for winter break December 23, 2022-January 3, 2023

Connect with Research Help via the website:

Email, text, phone (902-420-5544), or make an appointment through our booking form


Click here to book a study room

Outside of scheduled hours, try Novanet Live Help, an online chat-based reference service provided by Novanet libraries. This service is designed to respond to brief questions that can be answered quickly and effectively using online resources.