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Libraries Hours

The libraries have in-person hours! See the tabs below for details. See our COVID FAQ for updates on policies and services, or contact us for help accessing materials remotely. 

Checked out materials:
We have extended due dates and waived fines for most materials borrowed from Spring 2020 through Spring 2022. Log into your account to see your checkouts and due dates, or to renew materials. If you no longer need your items, please return them in person or contact us to make alternate arrangements.

**These hours are reduced from normal hours due to COVID-19 and are subject to change.** Last updated 9/7/2021.

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

Regular Semester
Aug. 23–Dec. 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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Labor Day
Monday, Sept. 6, 2021

Allen and Mortensen Libraries will be closed for Labor Day.

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Thanksgiving
Nov. 20–28, 2021

Mortensen Library

Saturday, Nov. 20: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 21: Closed

Monday, Nov. 22–Wednesday, Nov. 24: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 25–Saturday, Nov. 27: Closed

Sunday, Nov. 28: Noon–11 p.m.

Allen Library

Saturday, Nov. 20–Sunday, Nov. 21: Closed

Monday, Nov. 22–Wednesday, Nov. 24: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 25–Saturday, Nov. 27: Closed

Sunday, Nov. 28: 2 p.m.–9 p.m.

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End of Semester

Hours and dates TBD for finals week.

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Intersession
Dec. 15, 2021–Jan. 2, 2022

Mortensen Library

Wednesday, Dec. 15–Friday, Dec. 17: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 18–Sunday, Dec. 19: Closed

Monday, Dec. 21–Friday, Dec. 24: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 25–Sunday, Jan. 2: Closed

Allen Library

Wednesday, Dec. 15–Friday, Dec. 17: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 18–Sunday, Dec. 19: Closed

Monday, Dec. 21–Friday, Dec. 24: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 25–Sunday, Jan. 2: Closed

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**These hours are reduced from normal hours due to COVID-19 and are subject to change.** Last updated 8/20/2021.

Intersession | Winterterm | Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Intersession
Dec. 15, 2021–Jan. 2, 2022

Mortensen Library

Wednesday, Dec. 15–Friday, Dec. 17: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 18–Sunday, Dec. 19: Closed

Monday, Dec. 21–Friday, Dec. 24: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 25–Sunday, Jan. 2: Closed

Allen Library

Wednesday, Dec. 15–Friday, Dec. 17: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 18–Sunday, Dec. 19: Closed

Monday, Dec. 21–Friday, Dec. 24: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 25–Sunday, Jan. 2: Closed

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Winterterm
Jan. 3–Jan. 15, 2022

Winterterm hours TBD.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Jan. 16–17

Both the Allen and Mortensen Libraries will be 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 8/20/2021.

Regular Semester | Finals Week | Intersession

Regular Semester
Jan. 16–May 11, 2022

Exception for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Sunday, Jan.16 and Monday, Jan.17: Both libraries will be closed

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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Finals Week Extended Hours 
May 4–11, 2022

Mortensen Library

TBD

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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Intersession
May 12–15, 2022

Mortensen Library

Thursday–Friday, May 12–13: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday–Sunday, May 14–15: Closed

Allen Library

Thursday–Friday, May 12–13: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday–Sunday, May 14–15: Closed

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**These hours are reduced from normal hours due to COVID-19 and are subject to change.** Last updated 8/21/2021.

May 17–June 27 | June 28–July 16 | July 17–Aug. 15 | Aug. 16-22

Holidays: Memorial Day | Independence Day

Summerterm
May 17–June 27, 2021

Mortensen Library

Monday–Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Thursday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–6 p.m.

Allen Library*

Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

*Allen staff are available to help you outside these hours, in person, online, or via phone. Please contact Lisa Wollenberg for help or to arrange an appointment.

Important: There will be a construction project to repair Allen Library shelving approximately June 1-18. Large study tables will not be available, Allen will be noisy, and access to some materials will be limited. See our information page for details.

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Memorial Day Extended Weekend

Both libraries will be closed Thursday, May 27 through Monday, May 31.

All university buildings will be closed for this extended holiday weekend.

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Summerterm
June 28–July 16, 2021

Mortensen Library

Monday–Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–7 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*

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

*Allen staff are available to help you outside these hours, in person, online, or via phone. Please contact Lisa Wollenberg for help or to arrange an appointment.

Note: Allen will be closed on Saturdays beginning July 17, 2021.

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Independence Day

Both libraries will be closed Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5.

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Summerterm
July 17–August 15, 2021

Mortensen Library

Monday–Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Thursday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–6 p.m. CLOSED for inclement weather

Allen Library*

Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday–Sunday: Closed

*Allen staff are available to help you outside these hours, in person, online, or via phone. Please contact Lisa Wollenberg for help or to arrange an appointment.

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Intersession
Aug. 16–22, 2021

Mortensen Library

Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Noon–10 p.m. CLOSED for inclement weather

Allen Library

Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday–Sunday: Closed

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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.