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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 18 - September 5) 

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Holiday Closures
    Canada Day: Friday, July 1
    New Brunswick Day: Monday, August 1
    Labour Day: Monday, September 5

See campus COVID update and Library COVID services page for additional updates

Virtual Research Help Desk

Librarians provide reference and research assistance and are available to help you find the information and resources that you need.

There are several ways to reach us: 

You can ask questions and get help with your research by e-mail (, phone (506-364-2564) or by contacting your subject librarian.  

The Ask a Librarian Chat Reference Service will return in September. 

For additional updates, please see campus COVID updates and Library COVID services page.

The Flying Bean Café

The Flying Bean, located on the main floor of the R.P. Bell Library, is open for the Fall Term.

The Bean is run by Mount Allison's Dining Services.


Music Library Hours

Spring/Summer Hours:

Monday–Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Requests for music library materials outside of open hours can be made using the library catalogue.

For all other inquiries, please contact

If you have a research question, please email us at, contact Gavin Goodwin, Creative Arts Librarian, or contact the Research Help Desk at

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.