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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

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours 2019

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Circulation Desk closes at 8 p.m.)
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 1 a.m. (Circulation desk closes at 11 p.m.)
Monday: 8:10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Fall Term Hours 2019 

Monday - Thursday: 8:10 a.m. - 1 a.m. (Circulation Desk opens at 8:20 a.m. and closes at 11 p.m.)
Friday: 8:10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
(Circulation Desk closes at 8 p.m.)
Sunday:  10 a.m. - 1 a.m. (Circulation Desk opens at 1 p.m. and closes at 11 p.m.)


Fall 2019

Thanksgiving weekend hours:

Sunday, Oct. 13: Research Help Desk closed

Monday Oct. 14: Research Help Desk open 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m,.


Mon: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Tues: 11:00am - 5:00pm & 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Wed: 11:00am - 5:00pm & 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Thurs: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Fri:  12:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun: 1:00pm - 4:30pm

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. Gracie's Café, in the Wallace McCain Student Centre, is open.

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


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Music Library Hours

Thanksgiving Weekend hours

Saturday, October 12: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, October 13:    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, October 14:    2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fall Term hours:

Monday Thursday:  9:00 am - 8:50 pm

(closed 4-5 pm Wednesdays for Collegium)

Friday:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday: 11:10 am - 4:50 pm

Sunday: 2:10 pm - 7:50 pm


Updated information will be added after August 9. In the meantime, please call the Music Library (506) 364-2561 or contact a librarian at

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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.