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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

November Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:10 a.m - 9 p.m.
Friday: 8:10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Extended Exam Hours (November 30 - December 12)

Monday - Friday: 8:10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.

New: Book a Seat! No bookings necessary for Library-to-Go book pick-ups and quick printing.

"Curbside" pick-up has moved inside! Order books online and pick them up in the Library-to-Go area during regular building hours. Avoid the traffic and come early: The first hour of weekday mornings is reserved for Library-to-Go and printing.


Virtual Research Help Desk hours:
Nov. 30 to Dec. 4:
Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Dec. 7 - 14 (exam period)
Monday - Friday: 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact us on Live Chat, by e-mail to or by phone (506-364-2564). Need help outside these hours? Set up an appointment through or contact your subject librarian.

The Flying Bean Café

The Flying Bean, located on the main floor of the R.P. Bell Library, is closed for the rest of the Fall Term.The Bean is run by Mount Allison's Dining Services.


Music Library Hours

December Hours

December 1 - 4: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
December 7, 9, 11: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
December 12 - 22: By appointment only
December 23 - January 3: Closed
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

New: Book a Seat! To spend time in the Music Library, use our Book a Seat system.

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.