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Libraries Hours

The libraries are open! See our COVID FAQ for updates on policies and services, or contact us for help accessing materials remotely. 

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**These hours are reduced from normal hours due to COVID-19. They are subject to change, depending on staffing and the progression of the pandemic.** Last updated 2/8/2021.

Regular Semester
Feb. 8–May 14, 2021

Mortensen Library

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–11 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–11 p.m.

Allen Library

Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 2 p.m.–9 p.m.

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The hours below are for last year, Summer 2020. Summer 2021 hours are yet to be determined.

May 20–June 30 | July 1–19 | July 20–Aug. 16 | Aug. 24–Aug. 25

Summerterm
May 18–June 28, 2020

Mortensen Library [original hours]

COVID-19 note: see top of page for UPDATED hours.

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–6 p.m.

Allen Library [original hours]

COVID-19 note: see top of page for UPDATED hours.

Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Exception

Monday, May 25: Both libraries will be closed for Memorial Day

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Summerterm
June 29–July 19, 2020

Mortensen Library [original hours]

COVID-19 note: see top of page for UPDATED hours.

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–6 p.m.

Allen Library [original hours]

COVID-19 note: see top of page for UPDATED hours.

Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–9 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Exceptions [original hours]

COVID-19 note: see top of page for UPDATED hours.

Friday, July 3: Both libraries will be open 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday, July 4: Both libraries will be closed for Independence Day.

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Summerterm
July 20–August 16, 2020

Mortensen Library [original hours]

COVID-19 note: see top of page for UPDATED hours.

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–6 p.m.

Allen Library [original hours]

COVID-19 note: see top of page for UPDATED hours.

Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

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Intersession
Aug. 24–25, 2020

Mortensen Library

Monday–Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Allen Library

Monday–Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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**These hours are reduced from normal hours due to COVID-19. They are subject to change, depending on staffing and the progression of the pandemic.**

Regular Semester | Labor Day | Thanksgiving | End of Semester | Intersession

Regular Semester
Aug. 26–Nov. 23, 2020

Mortensen Library

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–11 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–11 p.m.

Allen Library

Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 2 p.m.–9 p.m.

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Labor Day
Sept. 7, 2020

Both libraries will be closed for Labor Day

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Thanksgiving
Nov. 24–29, 2020

Mortensen Library

Tuesday, Nov. 24: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 25: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 26–Sunday, Nov. 29: Closed

Allen Library

Tuesday, Nov. 24: 8:30 a.m.–7 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 25: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 26–Sunday, Nov. 29: Closed

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End of Semester
Nov. 30–Dec. 15, 2020

Mortensen Library

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–8 p.m.

Allen Library

Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–7 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 2 p.m.–7 p.m.

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Intersession and Winterterm
Dec. 16, 2020–Jan. 3, 2021

Mortensen Library

Wednesday, Dec. 16–Friday, Dec. 18: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 19–Sunday, Dec. 20: CLOSED

Monday, Dec. 21–Wednesday, Dec. 23:
Access is by appointment only. Limited staff onsite 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Call the circulation desk (860.768.4264) to arrange access.
Other library services offered online. Contact a
reference librarian for assistance.

Thursday, Dec. 24–Sunday, Jan. 3: CLOSED

Allen Library

Wednesday, Dec. 16–Friday, Dec. 18: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 19–Sunday, Dec. 20: CLOSED

Monday, Dec. 21–Wednesday, Dec. 23:
Access is by appointment only. Limited staff onsite 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; other services offered online. Contact Zac Gilbert for access or assistance.

Thursday, Dec. 24–Sunday, Jan. 3: CLOSED

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**These hours are reduced from normal hours due to COVID-19. They are subject to change, depending on staffing and the progression of the pandemic.** Last updated 1/19/2021.

Winterterm and Intersession
Dec. 24, 2020–Jan. 31, 2021

Mortensen Library

Thursday, Dec. 24–Sunday, Jan. 3: CLOSED

Monday, Jan. 4–Sunday, Jan. 31
Access is by appointment only. Limited staff onsite 7:30 a.m..–4:30 p.m. weekdays; closed on weekends. Call the circulation desk (860.768.4264) to arrange access.
Other library services offered online. Contact a
reference librarian for assistance.

Exception
Monday, January 18
: CLOSED for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Allen Library

Thursday, Dec. 24–Sunday, Jan. 3: CLOSED

Monday, Jan. 4–Sunday, Jan. 31:
Access is by appointment only. Limited staff onsite 8:30 a.m..–4:30 p.m. weekdays; closed on weekends. Contact Zac Gilbert to arrange access.
Other library services offered online. Contact Lisa Wollenberg for assistance.

Exception
Monday, January 18
: CLOSED for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Note

The Harrison Libraries generally follow the operating hours of the University of Hartford during times of severe weather or in other emergency situations. However, in some cases where the University is closed for an extended time, the libraries will be open limited hours for residential students only. Please consult www.hartford.edu for specific storm and emergency advisories.