O’Grady Library is open daily during the fall and spring semesters, typically just over 87 hours per week. Students, faculty, and staff should remember to bring their ID for access after 8 p.m., and the local community is welcome until that time. To support students during the critical final weeks of each semester, the library offers extended hours. Specific hours and holidays are listed below.

Hours and holidays by academic period

  • Winter break hours

    Friday December 22, 2017 – Monday January 15, 2018

    Christmas closure: Friday December 22 – Monday January 1

    DayHours
    Monday – Friday:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday – Sunday:closed

    Holidays and other exceptions

    Christmas and New Year's recess (Friday December 22 – Monday January 1):closed
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday January 15):closed
  • Spring 2018 hours

    Tuesday January 16 – Sunday April 22

    DayHours
    Monday – Thursday:7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Friday:7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday:10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday:1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Holidays and other exceptions

    Presidents Day (Monday February 19):closed
    Spring break (Saturday – Sunday March 10 – 11):closed
    Spring break (Monday – Friday March 12 – 16):8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Spring break (Saturday – Sunday March 17 – 18):closed
    Saint Benedict’s Day (Wednesday March 21):closed
    Easter recess (Friday – Monday March 30 – April 2):closed
  • Spring 2018 extended hours

    Monday April 23 – Thursday May 10

    DayHours
    Monday – Thursday (April 23 – 26): 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Friday (April 27):7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday (April 28):10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday (April 29):1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Monday – Thursday (April 30 – May 3):7:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Friday (May 4):7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday (May 5):10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday (May 6):1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Exam week 
    Monday – Tuesday (May 7 – 8):7:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Wednesday (May 9):7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Thursday (May 10):7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • May break 2018

    Friday May 11 – Monday May 28

    DayHours
    Monday – Friday:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday – Sunday:closed

    Holidays and other exceptions

    Memorial Day (Monday May 28):closed
  • Summer 2018 hours

    Tuesday May 29 – Saturday August 18

    DayHours
    Monday – Thursday:8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday:9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday:closed

    Holidays and other exceptions

    Independence Day (Wednesday July 4):closed
  • August 2018 break

    Sunday August 19 – Sunday August 26, 2018

    DayHours
    Monday – Friday:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday – Sunday:closed
  • Fall 2018 hours

    Monday August 27 – Sunday November 25, 2018

    DayHours
    Monday – Thursday:7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Friday:7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday:10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday:1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Holidays and other exceptions

    Labor Day (Monday September 3):closed
    Saint Martin’s Day (Monday November 12):closed
    Thanksgiving recess (Wednesday November 21 ):8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Thanksgiving recess (Thursday – Sunday November 22 – 25):closed
  • Fall 2018 extended hours

    Monday November 26 – Thursday December 13, 2018

    DayHours
    Monday – Thursday (November 26 – 29):7:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Friday (November 30):7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday (December 1):10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday (December 2):1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Monday – Thursday (December 3 – 6):7:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Friday (December 7) Saint Thomas Aquinas study day:7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday (December 8):10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday (December 9):1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Finals week 
    Monday – Tuesday (December 10 – 11):7:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Wednesday (December 12):7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Thursday (December 13):7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Friday (December 14)8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.