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Patrick Power Library to Open Longer Hours During Exams

At the request of students, the library will be open for an extra evening appointment slot (from 5-8 pm) on the following dates:

  • Friday, April 16
  • Saturday, April 17

Students will be able to book a week in advance of their desired date(s). Click image to book study space.

Book Launch: Academic Well-Being of Racialized Students

Friday, April 30th 1:00pm - 2:30pm.

Celebrate the launch of Academic Well-being of Racialized Students, hosted by the Patrick Power Library at Saint Mary’s University in collaboration with Fernwood Publishing, SMU Women and Gender Studies, and the Racialized Students’ Academic Network.

Join us for an online panel discussion with Ahrthyh Arumugam, Fallen Matthews, Diane Obed, and the book’s editor, Dr. Benita Bunjun, and poetry by Tammy Williams. All of the participants contributed chapters in the new book. Dr. Sailaja Krishnamurti will be the discussant for the panel. Click the image for registration information. 

Library Information

Current Virtual Hours

Our Virtual Research Help hours for the Winter Semester are:

Monday – Friday: 9am- 7pm

Saturday: 1-5 pm

Connect with us via:

Research Help Chat + Screenshare


Phone: 902-420-5544

Text: 902-702-3057

Make an appointment: contact us using any of the above methods to set up an appointment.


For an up to date listing of all library services currently being offered please check our web site.


Library study space must be booked online

Book a study space during one of following timeslots: 

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, 5:00pm - 8:00pm 

Friday & Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Book a Study Space in the Library 

Questions? Contact us at

Extended Hours: The Library will be open for an extra booking timeslot (5-8 pm) on Friday April 16 and Saturday April 17.