Online Only Due to COVID-19

The Mina Rees Library is currently providing online services only. Our physical space is inaccessible until further notice. We do not yet know when the space will reopen or what our hours will be upon reopening.

Our online chat service is available 24/7. GC reference librarians answer most chat questions during typical business hours, listed below; academic librarians from other institutions answer chat questions at other times. Email inquiries are generally answered during typical business hours.


Summer Hours

Circulation HelpGC Librarian Reference Help
Monday–Thursday10 am – 6 pm10 am – 6 pm

Exceptions: See Holidays & Closures.


Holidays & Closures

Circulation HelpGC Librarian Reference Help
JuneteenthClosedClosed
Labor DayClosedClosed
Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day
ClosedClosed
ThanksgivingClosedClosed
Winter Holidays:
    Dec 24 & 25ClosedClosed
    Dec 31 & Jan 1ClosedClosed
Martin Luther King Jr. DayClosedClosed
Lincoln’s BirthdayClosedClosed
Presidents’ DayClosedClosed
Spring BreakNormal hoursNormal hours
Memorial DayClosedClosed
Independence DayClosedClosed