Library Hours

Due to a reduction in staff, library hours are subject to change.

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Summer 2015

June 1st to July 28th

Sunday 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

The library is closed Saturdays during the summer.

Independence Day Break:
Wednesday, July 1st to Friday, July 3rd - 8:00am to 4:30pm

July 25th to July 28th

Saturday, July 25th 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, July 26th 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Monday, July 27th 8:00am - 10:00pm
Tuesday, July 28th 8:00am - 8:00pm

Intersession hours begin Wednesday, July 29th.

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The following are open during all building hours:

Reference Desk
Call 504-280-6549 or email for reference assistance.

Circulation Desk
Call 504-280-6355 or email if you need assistance with your library account.

Multimedia Collection
Call the Circulation desk (504-280-6355) for assistance. The Multimedia Collection closes an hour before the rest of the building.

Library Hours Phone Number
504-280-6353 - call to verify building hours. This number will have the most recent changes to the library's schedule.


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The following offices are open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm:

Library Administration (504-280-6556)
Interlibrary Loan Office (504-280-6548)
Government Document Office (504-280-7276)


Louisiana and Special Collections (; 504-280-6544)

Beginning May 11th, 2015, Louisiana and Special Collections will be open three days a week:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Thursday Closed

Need assistance with Louisiana and Special Collections? Email with questions, comments, and information/material requests. Our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

Hours for the Louisiana and Special Collections may change, based on the building hours and holidays.