Hours

In accordance with COVID-19 campus policy, Ladd Library is open via card access to Bates emeriti, current faculty, staff and students only.

Accessible Education and Student Support, Monday-Friday, 8am-430pm.

ARC will open September 8, with a range of services available both in-person and remotely.

IT Help Desk will have both in-person and remote support.

Math&Stats Workshop will provide both in-person and remote support.

Muskie Archives is open by appointment only.

Research Librarians are available through email or chat.

+Orientation 2020

Aug. 24 – 28, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm – Faculty/Staff only

Aug. 29 – 30, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-8pm

Aug. 31 – Sept. 1, Monday-Tuesday, 8am-8pm

+Fall 2020 Semester

Sept. 2 – Nov. 24:

  • Sunday, 10am – 1am
  • Monday-Thursday, 7:30am – 1am
  • Friday, 7:30am – 8pm
  • Saturday, 10am – 8pm

Nov. 25, Wednesday, 8am – 5pm

+Thanksgiving Break and Remote Session

Nov. 26 – 29, Closed

Nov. 30 – Dec. 7, Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm, Saturday-Sunday, Closed

+Winter Break

Dec. 8 – 23, Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm, Saturday-Sunday, Closed

Dec. 24, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021, Closed

Jan. 4 – 10, Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm, Saturday-Sunday, Closed

+Winter 2021 Semester

Jan. 11 – 12, Monday-Tuesday, 8am-8pm

Jan. 13 – April 18:

  • Sunday, 10am – 1am
  • Monday-Thursday, 7:30am – 1am
  • Friday, 7:30am – 8pm
  • Saturday, 10am – 8pm

April 19, Monday, 7:30am – 5pm

+Short Term 2021

April 20 -22, Tuesday-Thursday, 8am-8pm

April 13 – May 17:

  • Sunday, 12pm – 10pm
  • Monday-Thursday, 8am – 10pm
  • Friday, 8am – 8pm
  • Saturday, 12pm – 8pm

May 18, Tuesday, 8am – 5pm

+Commencement Weekend

May 19 – 21, Wednesday-Friday, 8am – 5pm

May 22 – 23, Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5pm

+Summer 2021

May 24 – Aug. 22, Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm, Saturday-Sunday, Closed