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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

May 22 - June 16

Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday:8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer Hours after June 16

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Research Help Hours, Spring 2017

Librarians will gladly answer your questions and work with you to find the information you need.

Librarians are available Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm and Friday noon - 4:30 pm. 

There are many ways to reach us: in person, by phone and email, and by using our Chat Reference Service.  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 is closed for the summer, and will re-open in September.

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.


Music Library Hours

Hours:  April 22 - May 11

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

Friday, Saturday & Sunday:  CLOSED

Other times by appointment: contact us at

This schedule is subject to change. 

Special Reunion Weekend Hours:

Friday May 12:  10:30 am-12:30 pm; 1:00-3:30 pm; 6:30-9:00 pm (reception)

Saturday May 13:  1:00-4:00 pm

Sunday May 14:  CLOSED

Hours May 15 – August 11*:


Monday & Wednesday:  10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tuesday & Thursday:  1:00-4:00 pm (to 4:30 pm before May 22)

​Friday, Saturday & Sunday:  CLOSED

Closed Tuesday May 23

*Longer hours will be announced later for July 17-21 (Summer Music Academy)

Closed holidays:  May 22, July 3, August 7


Other times by appointment: contact us at

This schedule is subject to change.  Please check here for updates before your visit.

The Music Librarian's schedule will vary during spring and summer. Please contact me for assistance:  email, or call (506) 364-2561 (Music Library) or (506) 364-2214 (office phone; leave message) 


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.

Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives
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