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Libraries Hours

The Libraries are open!

See fall hours below for details.

Checked out materials:
We have extended due dates and waived fines for most materials borrowed during the Spring and Fall 2020 semesters. 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 at the library. Questions? Contact us!

Fall Hours

**These hours are subject to change, depending on staffing and the progression of COVID-19.** Last updated 11/30/2020.

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

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 7:30a.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 8:30a.m.–4:30 p.m. Contact Zac Gilbert to arrange access.
Other library services offered online. Contact Jennifer Olson for assistance.

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

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Normal Semester Hours

**These hours are NOT planned for the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester. However, hours may be expanded to these normal hours later in the semester, depending on staffing and the progression of COVID-19.**

Mortensen Library

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–1:30 a.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–1:30 a.m.

Allen Library

Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–11 p.m.

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Winter Hours

**These hours are subject to change, depending on staffing and the progression of COVID-19.** Last updated 11/30/2020.

Winterterm and Intersession

Winterterm and Intersession
Dec. 26, 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 7:30a.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.

Allen Library

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

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

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Spring Hours

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

Regular Semester | Spring Break | Finals Week/24-Hours | Intersession

Regular Semester
Jan. 22–May 6, 2020

Mortensen Library [original hours]

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

Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Allen Library [original hours]

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

Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–11 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sunday: Noon–11 p.m.

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Spring Break
Mar. 14–22, 2020

Mortensen Library [original hours]

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

Saturday, Mar. 14: Closed

Sunday, Mar. 15: Closed

Monday, Mar. 16: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Mar. 17: 7:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Mar. 18: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Mar. 19: 7:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Friday, Mar. 20: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Mar. 21: Closed

Sunday, Mar. 22: Closed

Allen Library [original hours]

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

Saturday, Mar. 14: Closed

Sunday, Mar. 15: Closed

Monday, Mar. 16Friday, Mar. 20: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Mar. 21: Closed

Sunday, Mar. 22: Noon–11 p.m.

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Finals Week/24-Hours

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

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Intersession
May 13–17, 2020

These hours are tentative and subject to change.

Mortensen Library [original hours]

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

Wednesday, May 13Friday, May 15: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 16–Sunday, May 17: Closed

Allen Library [original hours]

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

Wednesday, May 13Friday, May 15: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 16–Sunday, May 17: Closed

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Summer Hours

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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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.