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 Help GC Librarian Reference Help
Monday–Friday 10 am – 6 pm 10 am – 6 pm

Exceptions: See Holidays & Closures.


Holidays & Closures

Circulation Help GC Librarian Reference Help
Labor Day Closed Closed
Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Closed Closed
Thanksgiving Closed Closed
Winter Holidays:
    Dec 24 & 25 Closed Closed
    Dec 31 & Jan 1 Closed Closed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closed Closed
Lincoln’s Birthday Closed Closed
Presidents’ Day Closed Closed
Spring Break Normal hours Normal hours
Memorial Day Closed Closed
Independence Day Closed Closed

THE LIBRARY IS OPEN ONLINE! Our physical space remains inaccessible. Library resources and services are available online.