Bishop Library Reopening on August 25th!


Bishop Library’s summer renovation has been completed, and the library will be reopening on Thursday, August 25th.  Come check out the new classroom and study rooms, open study and lounge spaces, cool technology and a coffee bar now located on the 1st floor.  The coffee bar will open on Monday, August 29th at 4 p.m.

Our Library hours August 25-28th will be:

Thursday, Aug. 25   7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 26        7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 27   8:00 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 28      Noon-8 p.m.

Beginning on Monday, August 29th we will be under normal semester operating hours:


The new coffee bar will have Peet’s Coffee plus a variety of snacks and grab and go items.

Regular coffee shop hours will be:

Sunday: 5-10 p.m.

Monday – Thursday: 4 – 10 p.m.

There will be four days of coffee bar extended hours from 2 – 10 p.m. in September:  September 6th, 7th, 12th and 13th.  Come by and visit us!

Bishop Library has a total of 12 study rooms, including an audiovisual recording room, that can be reserved by students, faculty and staff through a new reservation system. The reservation system also includes three group study rooms located in the Writing Center at Mund.

Go to to make a reservation.  Rooms can be booked up to 7 days in advance.


Bishop Library is Closed

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Bishop Library is closed to the public for summer renovations and will reopen in August.  A library book drop is available in the lobby of the Clyde A. Lynch building for returns.  Library staff and Interlibrary Loan services have been relocated to Lynch 285. Here are some views of the empty first floor before staff moved on Friday, May 13, 2016.