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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

Winter Reading Week Hours (Feb. 15 - 22)

Tuesday - Friday: 8:10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Sunday:  10 a.m. - 11 p.m. (Circulation Desk opens at 1 p.m.)

Regular Winter Term Hours resume on Sunday, Feb. 23


Winter Term Hours

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.)



Winter 2020

Regular Winter Term Hours

Note: The Libraries & Archives will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 for Family Day

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**

* Evening hours begin Tuesday January 14th. 

** Sunday hours begin January 19th.

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 is closed for the holidays, and will re-open Jan. 6, 2020

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.

Mon-Thu 8:30 AM-8:30 PM
Fri           8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Sat          Closed
Sun         4:30 PM-7:00 PM

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Music Library Hours

Winter 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

If you have a research question, you can visit the Music Library during open hours. You can also call the Music Librarian at (506) 364-2214, email at, or contact the Research Help Desk 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.