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Purchase College Library Hours

Library Hours

End of Summer Hours (August 1 - August 28):

Mondays - Thursdays

8:30am – 4:45pm


8:30am – 4:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays


*Exception: Friday, August 21 (electrical shutdown)


Orientation/Welcome Weekend (August 29 - 30):

Saturday, August 29

11:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, August 30

11:00am – 5:00pm

Regular Semester Hours (Starts Monday, August 31):

Mondays* - Thursdays

8:00am - 2:00am​


8:00am - 10:00pm​


11:00am - 8:00pm


12:00pm - 2:00am

*exception: Monday, September 7 (Labor Day)

6:00pm - 2:00am

On particular holidays and during weather emergencies, Library hours may vary from those given above. For the latest information, please call the Circulation Desk at 914-251-6401.

Thanksgiving Hours:

Tuesday, November 24

8:00am - 11:00pm

Wednesday, November 25

8:00am - 1:00pm

Thursday, November 26


Friday, November 27


Saturday, November 28


Sunday, November 29

6:00pm - 2:00am

24/5 Hours: 

Monday, November 30 -- we will open at 8:00am and stay open until 12:00am (midnight) Friday, December 4.

Open 24 hours

Saturday, December 5

10:00am - 12:00am

Sunday, December 6 -- we will open at 12:00pm (noon) and stay open until 12:00am (midnight) Friday, December 11.

Open 24 hours

Saturday, December 12

10:00am - 12:00am

Sunday, December 13 -- we will open at 12:00pm (noon) and stay open until 10:00pm on Friday, December 18.

Open 24 hours

Please note that not all services will be available at all hours during 24/5.

Reference Desk Hours (during regular semesters):

Mondays - Thursdays

10:00am - 7:00pm


10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays


*The Reference Desk will be staffed the first two weekends and last two weekends of the semester, from 2:00pm - 6:00pm.

Ask questions by email or chat at any time, 365 days a year, using our Ask a Librarian service, text us at 914-873-1711, or call us at 914-251-6410.

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Technology Assistance Office:

Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm & 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Wednesdays 10:00am - 12:30pm & 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Thursdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Fridays 10:00am - 12:30pm & 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Saturdays & Sundays Closed

Visual Resources Collection:

For information about, or to make an appointment to use the Visual Resources Collection, please contact Kim Detterbeck, Art Librarian, at 914-251-6406, or Ask a Librarian.

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