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Fall 2021 Library Hours and Services

Front entrance of Lauinger Library from the Healy Lawn path

Effective August 25, Lauinger Library will resume its normal hours of operation. The Library building will be open 24 hours per day Monday–Friday, and only closed from 3 a.m.–8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. The circulation desk will be open Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.–10 p.m., and from noon–10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Students will not need a reservation to enter the Library, although there will be an ID check at the guard desk as usual. In accordance with the University policies, all people must wear masks in the Library and other University buildings.

Services normally provided at Lauinger’s circulation desk, including equipment checkout, course and media reserves, holds pickup, interlibrary loans, and consortium loans, will resume. The Library will also resume book delivery to faculty offices.

Carrels and lockers will be available, as will group study rooms, in accordance with University health and safety guidelines. Study areas in the Library will fully re-open. The Quiet Study Area on the fourth floor has been designated for graduate student study only.

Until August 25, Lauinger Library is open from 10 a.m.–midnight Monday–Friday, and from noon–10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Other Georgetown University Library Hours are as follows:

Bioethics Research Library
Until Labor Day: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
After Labor Day: Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday–Sunday noon–7 p.m.

Blommer Science Library
Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday, noon–6 p.m.; Sunday noon–9 p.m.

Booth Family Center for Special Collections
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

School of Continuing Studies Library
Monday–Thursday, 3–5 p.m.

Woodstock Theological Library
Closed for Fall 2021; materials may be requested via HoyaSearch.