Library Hours

Christmas Break and Holidays (November 22 - January 3)

Regular Hours

9 a.m.-5 p.m.


November 23-24
December 22-January 1

*Building is open to the public through Dec. 1.

Entry by card access only with SPU ID  Dec. 4-21


Winter Quarter (1/3 - 3/13)

Monday - Thursday     8am - 10pm

Friday                          8am - 5pm

Saturday    11am - 4pm

Sunday      2pm - 10pm



M. L. King Jr. Weekend Saturday, Jan. 13 12pm - 4pm

  Sunday,  Jan. 14 12pm - 4pm

  Monday, Jan. 15 2pm - 10pm 

Last Day of Exams Thursday, Mar. 14 8am - 5pm 


Reference Hours

Reference hours when classes are in session:

In-person and online support available:

Monday–Thursday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Monday–Thursday 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
*Saturday  11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Additionally, online support is available evenings via chat or email, Sunday–Thursday 7–8 p.m.

Outside of these hours, please leave a message for the librarian to answer when next on duty.

Winter Break in-person hours (November 22 & November 27-December 5 & January 2):

Monday--Thursday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Friday - librarian checks for messages around midmorning

*closed November 23-24 for Thanksgiving
*remote only reference on Tuesday, November 28 so librarians may attend Faculty In-Service*

Winter Break remote hours (December 6 - December 21):

Monday--Friday - librarian checks for messages around midmorning

Christmas Closure (December 22 - January 1)

Get started on the Ask a Librarian page

Research, Reading, & Writing Studio Hours

During the regular academic year, the studio is open the second week of each term through finals week. During breaks and summer sessions, contact the Reference Desk for writing assistance!

Get started on the Studio page