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Library Hours

McDaniel ID required for access after 9PM.

View entire Academic Year.

COVID-19 Library Access

Hoover Library is currently CLOSED. Patrons can return items to the 24-hour drop-box located to the right of the main entrance.

To see the library's current plan for Fall 2020, please see our page Return to Hoover.

Please note that all updates and changes to the library plan will be tracked on the Return to Hoover page. For the overarching plan for McDaniel College, please visit Fall 2020: Return to the Hill

Faculty: Please see our page on Teaching in the time of COVID-19

Students: please see our page on Learning in the time of COVID-19


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

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Temporary Hours: 

Hoover Library is CLOSED until student move-in begins on 8/14/20.

Books can be returned to the 24-hour book drop to the right of the main entry doors.

Student Move-In Period (8/14/20 - 8/19/20) 

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

Regular Fall Semester Hours (8/20/20 - 11/24/20)

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - Midnight
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - Midnight

Exception - Fall Break 10/7/20

Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Thanksgiving Break - 11/25/20 - Jan Term: TBA 

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