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Library Special Hours

Note: The Van Wylen Library building is open to Hope College students, faculty and staff. A valid Hope ID is required for entry. Community Researchers who are not currently affiliated with the college can request special permission to visit by appointment. Masks must be worn regardless of vaccination status.

Beginning of Fall Semester

Saturday, Aug. 28
Closed
Sunday, Aug. 29
Closed
Monday, Aug. 30
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 31–Thursday, Sept. 2
7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 3
7:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 4
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 5
Noon – 11 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 6
7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Fall Recess

Friday, Oct. 15
7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 16
Closed
Sunday, Oct. 17
Closed
Monday, Oct. 18
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 19
7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 20
7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving

Wednesday, Nov. 24
7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 25
Closed
Friday, Nov. 26
Closed
Saturday, Nov. 27
Closed
Sunday, Nov. 28
Noon – 11 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 29
7:45 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Exam Week (December 10–19)

Friday, Dec. 10
7:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 11
9 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday, Dec. 12
9 a.m. – Midnight
Monday, Dec. 13
7:45 a.m. – Midnight
Tuesday, Dec. 14
7:45 a.m. – Midnight
Wednesday, Dec. 15
7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 16
7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 17
7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 18
Closed
Sunday, Dec. 19
Closed

Christmas and Holiday Break

Monday, Dec. 20–Thursday, Dec. 23
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 24–Sunday, Jan. 2
Closed
Monday, Jan. 3–Friday, Jan. 7
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 8
Closed
Sunday, Jan. 9
Closed
Monday, Jan. 10
7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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