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Library Hours

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Library Hours

Operating hours for the Hoover Library, McDaniel College

Weekly Hours

Hours are subject to change. Please check website for updated hours.

Evening Access

Access after 9:00 PM is restricted to current McDaniel students, faculty and staff. A current McDaniel ID card is required to enter the library after 9:00 PM. The Charlson Lab is accessible for study 24/7 with an activated Student ID card.

Academic Schedule

Regular Summer Hours (beginning 6/01/2021)

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED


Friday, June 18 (Juneteenth): CLOSED
Monday, July 5 (Independence Day) - CLOSED

Spring Semester Hours - Week One (2/1/21 - 2/7/21)

Hoover Library will be closed to students during this week as part of the college's Required Limited Community Contact Period. Digital services such as chat, text, and emailed support for student research and other inquiries will operate as normal. For details on the library's digital services, visit our Learning in the Time Of COVID page. 

For details regarding the College's up-to-date COVID protection measures, visit the Return To The Hill page. 

Regular Spring Semester Hours (2/8/2021 - 5/14/2021)

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - Midnight
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: Noon - 4:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - Midnight

May 15 & 16:  CLOSED

May 17-21:  Senior Week 8:30-4:30  
May 22 & 23:  CLOSED

May 24-28:  Interim Week  8:30-4:30

May 29, 30, 31:  CLOSED

December Break & Jan Term 12/1/20 - 1/23/21

The library will be closed to access during the winter break and Jan Term. All digital services remain available. Stay safe and have a wonderful break! 


Monday, January 18 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day): CLOSED

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