Extended hours at the Rock

Student Studying in the Rock
Beginning this week, the Rockefeller Library will extend its hours. It will be open 24/5 for the rest of the semester and then 24/7 during reading/exam period.

The Rock will open at 8:30am on Wednesday, April 8 and remain open until 10pm on Friday, April 10. Hours on Saturday, April 11 will be normal hours (10am to 10pm). The Rock will open on Sunday, April 12 at 10am and remain open until 10pm on Friday, April 17.

The extended hours are in response to student requests to make available additional and alternative 24-hour study spaces.

Hours will be further extended to 24/7 for reading/exam period. Thus, the Rock will open at 10am on Sunday, April 19 at 10am and remain open 24 hours per day thru Friday, May 15 at 5pm.

The updated Library hours are available on the website.

Library Closings and Handicap Access

Library Closings: All Libraries will be closed from Thursday, December 22 at 5pm until Monday, January 2 at 8:30am, except the Friedman Study Center which will be open Tuesday, December 27 through Thursday, December 29 from 10am to 5pm.

Handicap Access: From December 23rd through January 7, the handicap access ramp in front of the Rockefeller Library will be closed for repair. From January 2-7, patrons who require the handicap ramp will be referred to the Sciences Library for services since physical access to the Rock via the handicap ramp will not be possible. Patrons with questions about access should contact the Library by calling 863-2165.

John Hay Library Open on Weekends Through Sunday May 15th

The main reading room of the John Hay Library will be open 1 to 5 PM on Saturday and Sunday through May 15th.  If you are interested in consulting library materials on these weekends, please e-mail Hay@brown.edu and we will be happy to put them on reserves for you.

Please note that services will be limited to the first floor main reading room and exhibits. All other services and exhibits will not be open to the public.

John Hay Library Hours

Beginning on June 1st, the John Hay Library will be open from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. In addition, items from the collections that are maintained on-site will be paged four times a day: twice in the morning (9:30 am and 11 am) and twice in the afternoon (2 pm and 3:30 pm). Items will be available within half an hour of the paging time. Materials listed in Josiah with a location of “Annex Hay” will require two business days advance notice.
Patrons may request items in advance by completing the following form:

If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail hay@brown.edu

Extended Library Hours: Reading & Exam Period

From Friday 4/24 until the end of final exams on Friday 5/15, the Rockefeller Library is open 45 additional hours (7:30am – 2am Monday – Saturday and 10am – 2am Sunday). The John Hay Library will be open 1-5pm on Saturday 4/25, 5/2 and 5/9.
The Friedman Study Center is continuously open from 8am Sunday 4/19 until 1:00am on Friday 5/15. The Sciences Library’s tower floors and all other Brown libraries will maintain usual hours. For library hours during exam period, see: http://dl.lib.brown.edu/libweb/hours.php

Expanded Library Hours: Reading/Exam Period

The Friedman Study Center is open continuously (24/7) until 5 pm on Friday May 16. From Friday 4/25 until the end of exams, the Rockefeller Library is open 7:30 am – 2 am, Monday – Saturday and 10 am – 2 am Sunday. The John Hay Library, in addition to their regular hours (including 1 to 5 pm Sunday hours) will be open on Saturday 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 1 to 5 pm. All other Brown libraries will maintain usual hours. For library hours during exam period, see: