Hours

COVID-19 Update:
For the latest information on hours and other Brandeis Library resources available during COVID-19, please visit our Remote Resources page.

Library hours vary throughout the year. Please be sure to check the exceptions listed below each semester or session after checking the hours. Service points throughout the library may also have different hours.

Spring Semester Hours

Saturday, Jan. 30 - Friday, May 14
Day Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Spring Exceptions and Holidays
Day Hours
Friday, Apr. 2 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, Apr 3 - Sunday, Apr 4 CLOSED

Summer Hours

Saturday, May 15 - Wednesday, Aug. 25
Day Hours
Monday  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Summer Exceptions and Holidays
Day Hours
Sunday, May 23 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, May 28 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday, May 31 CLOSED
Friday, June 18 CLOSED
Friday, July 2 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday, July 5 CLOSED

Library Service Points

Research Help Online Chat

Fall & Spring Semesters:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

Breaks & Summer Semesters: 
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

2020-21 Academic Year: Librarians are doing what we can to support community members in different time zones. You may find that librarians are available to chat outside of our normal chat hours. If chat is not available, please email us at researchhelp@brandeis.edu and we will respond as soon as we are able. In-person drop-in sessions at the Research Help Desk will not be available this semester.


Research Help Chat is not staffed on staff holidays when classes are not in session.

Archives and Special Collections

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.. - 5 p.m. by appointment

Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Archives and Special Collections is closed on staff holidays when classes are not in session.

Sound and Image Media Studios

Visit the Sound and Image Media Studios website for hours.

MakerLab


The MakerLab is open and accessible to authorized users during building hours. Consultations must be requested 24 hours in advance by emailing makerlab@brandeis.edu. 

Automation Lab


The Automation Lab is open and accessible to authorized users during building hours. Consultations must be requested 24 hours in advance by emailing makerlab@brandeis.edu. 

Digital Humanities Lab


The Digital Humanities Lab is open and accessible to authorized users during building hours. Consultations must be requested 24 hours in advance by emailing makerlab@brandeis.edu. 

Other Services

ITS Technology Help Desk

Visit the ITS Technology Help Desk page for current hours.

Writing Center

Visit the Writing Center website for current hours.

Starbucks Farber

Visit the Dining Services website for current hours.