Skip to main content
Library Banner Library Facebook Library Twitter Ask Us

Library Hours: Library Hours

Purchase College Library Hours

Library Hours

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.

Looking for text reference service hours? See our Text Us FAQ.

Technology Assistance Office:

*The assistive technology software and equipment housed in the Technology Assistance Office are available whenever the Library is open. The Tech. Assistance service window is staffed during the following hours:

Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm
& 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Wednesdays 10:00am - 12:30pm
& 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Thursdays 10:00am - 12:30pm
& 1:30pm - 3:
Fridays 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays Not staffed

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.

Library News


24/7 chat



You can also use this form to submit a chat question. Try that if you're waiting too long.

This service is staffed by librarians from New York State, as well as other parts of the country. You will not necessarily be chatting with a librarian from Purchase College.


Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Instagram Tumblr YouTube Flickr Blog
© 2015 Purchase College Library - 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY, 10577 | 914.251.6400