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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

Fall Term Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:10 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.





Virtual Research Help Desk, Fall Term 2021

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

Ask questions and get help with your research by e-mail ( or phone (506-364-2564).

Beginning Wednesday, 8 September 2021, Librarians will be available via live online chat at the following times:

Monday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday and Wednesday : 11:00 am - 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Librarians will also be available via online chat on Sunday afternoons starting a little later this term.  Stay tuned!

You can also ask questions by contacting your subject librarian and you can request an appointment with a librarian or the archivist using our new booking request form

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

Fall Hours:


9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed


September 30th & October 1st: CLOSED

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

For all other inquiries, please contact Gavin Goodwin, Creative Arts Librarian.

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.