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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

Summer Hours (June 22 - Sept. 3)

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Closed the following holidays:
Monday, July 2
Monday, August 6
Monday, September 3

Research Help Desk Hours:

The Research Help Desk is closed during the summer; however, librarians are available to help you. Stop by the Access Services desk, and staff will find a librarian to help you with your research or reference question.


There are other ways to reach us both during and outside of Research Help Desk hours: in person, by phone and email. 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

July  30 - August 12 

Monday & Wednesday: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm (Closed Monday August 6: Holiday)

Tuesday & Thursday:  1:00 - 4:00 pm

Closed Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays

August 13 - 17 

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

Closed Friday Aug. 17

August 18 - September 3

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

Closed weekends; closed Monday Sept. 3 (holiday)

Fall Term hours begin Tuesday September 4

Access at other times may be available by appointment. Please contact us at, or leave message at (506) 364-2214.

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

Monday & Wednesday:  10:20 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday:  1:00 - 2:45 pm

Thursday:  2:00 - 4:30 pm

Friday:  12:00 - 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.