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About the Libraries: Hours

The Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives include the Ralph Pickard Bell Library (Main Library), the Alfred Whitehead Music Library, and the University Archives.

R.P. Bell (Main) Library Hours

Spring Hours

Closed Monday, May 20 for Victoria Day

May 21 - June 21:
Monday: 8:30 a.m,. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

June 22 - Sept. 3:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Research Help Desk Hours:

Spring/Summer 2019

As of April 12, the Research Help Desk is not keeping regular daily hours. Librarians are still available to help you! Please visit the Access Services desk and staff will direct you to a research librarian.

You can also reach us by phone and e-mail: Please see the Ask a Librarian page for details. 

You may also drop by the Reference Office (M-11) or contact your subject librarian.

For the Writing Resource Centre and Math Resource Centre hours, please see Services for Students: Help with Writing and Math


The Flying Bean Café

The Flying Bean Café, located on the main floor of the R.P. Bell Library, has a selection of sandwiches, salads, soups, snacks, teas, juices, soft drinks and Just Us! coffees.

For café hours, please visit the Bean's website.

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Music Library Hours

May 6 - 17:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday, Thursday:  1:30 - 4:30 pm

Monday May 20:  Closed (holiday)

May 21 - 24:

Tuesday & Thursday:  1:00 - 4:00 pm

Wednesday & Friday:  10:30 am - 12:30 pm

May 27 - 31:

Monday - Thursday: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm & 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Friday:  10:30 am - 12:30 pm (no afternoon hours)


Access at other times may be available by appointment; please contact us at

The Music Librarian is generally in the Music Library during the following times:

Monday & Wednesday:  9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Friday:  1:00 - 4:30 pm

This schedule will vary. You may wish to contact me for an appointment:  email, or call (506) 364-2561 (Music Library) or (506) 364-2214 (office phone; leave message) 

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University Archives Hours

Open By Appointment

The Mount Allison University Archives are open by appointment only.

To make an appointment, either e-mail archives @ or telephone the Archives (506-364-2563) and leave a voice message. Staff will then contact you to arrange for an appointment.