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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

The Library is providing curbside pick-up services and online assistance. The building is closed to patrons for the summer. Please see our COVID-19 pages for information on accessing online resources, help from librarians, and returning or borrowing books. Please monitor this page and the University website for updates on Library services.




Summer 2020

Librarians remain available to to answer your questions and to help you find the information you need. 
You can reach us by phone (506-364-2564) or e-mail ( See our Contact Us page for more information.

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

Music Library Hours

As of March 18, 2020, the Music Library is closed because of the COVID-19 situation. For questions about access to resources, please e-mail

If you have a research question, please email us at 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.