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In accordance with COVID-19 campus policy, Ladd Library is open via card access to the Bates community only. Masks are required in all spaces within the building.

All Bates emeriti and current faculty, retirees and current staff, alumni and current students are welcome to visit the building in person.

The general public may contact Research Librarians via email or chat to discuss research needs.

Our services partners located within Ladd have various hours. Please check their website for availability.

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+Summer 2022: May 31 – August 26

Mondays – Fridays, 8am – 4:30pm

Saturdays – Sundays, Closed


May 30, Monday, Memorial Day, Closed

June 16, Thursday, Employee Enrichment, 8am – Noon

June 20, Monday, Juneteenth Day, Closed

July 4, Monday, Independence Day, Closed

+Orientation 2022: September 1 – 7

Aug. 29 – Sept. 2, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm

Sept. 3, Saturday, 10am – 4:30pm

Sept. 4, Sunday, 10am – 8pm

Sept. 5-6, Monday – Tuesday, 7:30am – 8pm

Sept. 7, Wednesday, 7:30am – 1am (regular semester schedule begins)

+Fall 2022 Semester: September 7 – December 19

Mondays – Thursdays, 7:30am – 1am

Fridays, 7:30am – 8pm

Saturdays, 10am – 8pm

Sundays, 10am – 1am

+Fall Recess 2022: October 19-23

Oct.19 – 21, Wednesday – Friday, 7:30am – 8pm

Oct. 22, Saturday, 10am – 8pm

Oct. 23, Sunday, 10am – 1am

+Thanksgiving Recess 2022: November 18-27

Nov. 18, Friday, 730am – 8pm

Nov. 19-20, Saturday – Sunday, Closed

Nov. 21-23, Monday – Wednesday, 8am – 5pm

Nov. 24-26, Thursday – Saturday, Closed

Nov. 27, Sunday, 12pm – 10pm

Nov. 28, Monday, 730am – 1am (regular semester schedule resumes)

+Fall Semester Exams: December 10-19, 2022

Dec. 10, Saturday, 10am – 8pm

Dec. 11, Sunday, 10am – 1am

Dec. 12-15, Monday – Thursday, 7:30am – 1am

Dec. 16, Friday, 7:30am – 8pm

Dec. 17, Saturday, 10am – 8pm

Dec. 18, Sunday, 10am – 1am

Dec. 19, Monday, 8am – 8pm

+Between Semester Recess: December 20, 2022 – January 8, 2023

Dec. 20-22, Tuesday – Thursday, 8am – 5pm

Dec. 23, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023, Closed

Jan. 2-6, 2023, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Jan. 7-8, Saturday-Sunday, Closed

Jan. 9-10, Monday – Tuesday, 8am – 8pm

Jan. 11, Wednesday, 7:30am – 1am (regular semester schedule resumes)

+Winter Recess: February 18-27, 2022

Friday, Feb. 18, 7:30am – 8pm

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 19-20, 10am-8pm

Monday – Friday, Feb. 21-25, 8am – 8pm

Saturday, Feb. 26, 10am – 8pm

Sunday, Feb. 27, 10am – 1am

+Spring Recess:  March 21-27, 2022

Monday, March 21, 7:30am – 1am

Tuesday, March 22, 7:30am – 8pm

Wednesday – Friday, March 23-25, 8am – 8pm

Saturday, March 26, 10am – 8pm

Sunday, March 27, 10am – 1am

+Winter 2022 Semester: January 16 – April 25

Sundays, 10am – 1am

Mondays – Thursdays, 7:30am – 1am

Fridays, 7:30am – 8pm

Saturdays, 10am – 8pm

+Short Term 2022: May 2-24

Mondays – Thursdays, 8am – 10pm

Fridays, 8am – 8pm

Saturdays, 10am – 8pm

Sundays, 10am – 10pm

+Winter Semester Exams: April 16-25, 2022

April 16, Saturday, 10am – 8pm

April 17, Sunday, 10am – 1am

April 18-21, Monday – Thursday, 7:30am – 1am

April 22, Friday, 730am – 8pm

April 23, Saturday, 10am – 8pm

April 24, Sunday, 10am – 1am

April 25, Monday, 8am – 8pm

+ Between Semester Recess: April 26- May 1, 2022

April 25, Monday, 8am-8pm

April 26-29, Tuesday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

April 30, Saturday, Closed

May 1, Sunday, 10am-10pm

+2022 Commencement Week: May 25-30

May 25-27, Wednesday-Friday, 8am – 5pm

May 28, Saturday, 10am-5pm

May 29, Sunday, Commencement, Closed

May 30, Monday, Memorial Day, Closed

+Reunion Plus: June 3-5, 2022

June 3, Friday, 8am – 4:30pm

June 4, Saturday, 9am-5pm

June 5, Sunday, Closed

+Reunion: June 10-12, 2022

June 10, Friday, 8am – 4:30pm

June 11, Saturday, 9am-5pm

June 12, Sunday, Closed