Welcome Back!


Welcome back for Winter Term!

This week’s Library hours are:

Monday, January 2: CLOSED
Tuesday, January 3: 9am – 4pm
Wednesday, January 4: 8am – 10pm

Academic term hours continue after Wednesday:

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 10pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: Noon – 5pm
Sunday: Noon – 10pm

Winter Break Hours 2022-2023

The Library is open during Winter Break until December 22. Have a great break!

November 28 – December 22, 2022
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

Friday, December 16
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

December 23, 2022 – January 2, 2023: CLOSED

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Winter Term hours begin Wednesday, January 4, 2023.

Fall 2022 Finals and Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Library has modified hours for fall finals and Thanksgiving break.

Fall Finals Hours

Sunday, 11/20: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.;
Monday, 11/21: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.;
Tuesday, 11/22: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Good luck – you’ll do great!!

Thanksgiving Break Hours

Wednesday, 11/23: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thursday 11/24 – Sunday 11/27: CLOSED

Library Hours Fall 2022

The Library is here for you this Fall Quarter!

Fall Quarter 2022 Hours

September 12 – November 22

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 10pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: Noon – 5pm
Sunday: Noon – 10pm

Archives and Rare Book Room

Hours for the Archives and Rare Book Room are on their websites. You can also make an appointment to use materials in person in the Archives or Rare Book Room, or we can answer your questions via email or Teams. Contact us at archives@kzoo.edu or rarebookroom@kzoo.edu.

Other Services

Other services in the building (Writing Center, ESL Help, Center for New Media Design, Media Services, Help Desk, etc.) have other hours and service changes. Please check their websites for details.

Library Hours for Spring 2022 Finals and Summer Break

Library Finals Hours, Spring Term 2022

Sunday, June 5: 11am – 10pm;
Monday, June 6: 8am – 10pm;
Tuesday, June 7: 8am – 10pm.

Library Summer Break Hours

Wednesday, June 8 – Sunday, June 12
Wednesday – Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

Monday, June 13 – Thursday, September 1
Monday – Thursday: 9am – 4pm
Friday: 9am – 2pm
Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

CLOSED Independence Day, July 4
CLOSED Labor Day, September 5

Library COVID Reminders for Spring Term

We are following the College guidelines on the Kalamazoo College COVID-19 Information website.

Masks and Distancing

Masks (covering nose and mouth) are optional in the Library.

Some areas in the building may still require masks. We encourage you to wear a face covering over your nose and mouth.

Food and Drink

Enjoy food and drink in the Book Club Café or outside.

Food and drink are not allowed in other parts of the Upjohn Library Commons building.

Wash Up

Wash your hands!

Please use hand sanitizer and disinfect surfaces.