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Hamilton College Library
315-859-4479

About the Library

Hours and Directions

Burke Library
Other Libraries and Services

 

Contact

Circulation Department
315-859-4479
AskCirc@hamilton.edu

Burke Library - Orientation / First Week of Classes

Sat, Aug 23 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sun, Aug 24 10:00 a.m.  4:00 p.m.
Mon - Wed, Aug 25-27 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thur-Fri, Aug 28-29 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sat, Aug 29 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

 

Directions


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The library is located next to Siuda House, home to Hamilton College's Admission & Financial Aid Office. For directions to the library with GPS devices and mapping services such as MapQuest or Google Maps please enter 3915 Campus Road, Clinton, NY 13323.

Public parking is available in the visitor lot between the Anderson-Connell Alumni Center and Emerson Hall on the south side of College Hill Road (see campus map).

Burke Library - Fall 2014

 

Regular Hours

Regular hours begin Friday, August 29

Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

8 a.m. - 2 a.m.
8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Fall Recess

October 15-19

Wednesday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed
10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Thanksgiving Recess

November 21-30

Fri, 11/21
Sat - Sun, 11/22-23
Mon - Wed, 11/24-26
Thu - Sat, 11/27-29
Sun, 11/30

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed
1o a.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Last Week of Classes / Exam Week

December 7 - 20

The library will remain open 24 hours each day from Sunday, December 7, at 10 a.m. until Friday, December 19, at 8 p.m.

Please Note: The library will be open Saturday, December 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and closed on Sunday, December 21.

Other Libraries and Services

Music Library

 

Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

9:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
noon-4:30 p.m.
noon-11: p.m.

The Music Library is closed during recesses and semester breaks.

 

College Archives

 

Monday - Friday
 
Sunday
Wednesday
Additional hours

9:00 a.m.-noon
 
4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (by appointment only)
5:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (by appointment only)
by appointment

Please confirm staff availability before planning a visit. Contact Katherine Collett at askarch@hamilton.edu or 315-859-4471.

 

Research & Instruction Services

 

Monday - Thursday
Friday
Sunday

9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
2 p.m. - 5 p.m., 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

When Burke Library is open during recess or between semesters, reference  librarians are available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Special Collections

 

Monday - Friday
 
Sunday
Wednesday

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
 
4:00 -8:00 p.m. (by appointment only)
5:30 -9:30 p.m. (by appointment only)

Please confirm staff availability before planning a visit. Contact Christian Goodwillie at cgoodwil@hamilton.edu or Mark Tillson at mtillson@hamilton.edu.

 

Burke Library - Winter Recess

 

Winter Recess

December 21 - January 18

Monday - Friday
Saturday - Sunday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed

Special Dates

Closed: Wednesday, December 24 – Thursday, January 1
Open: Monday, January 19 from 8 a.m. – Midnight
Regular semester hours will begin on Tuesday, January 21

Burke Library - Spring 2015

 

Regular Hours

Regular hours begin January 20

Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

8 a.m. - 2 a.m.
8 a.m. - midnight
10 a.m. - midnight
10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Spring Recess

March 13 - 29

Monday - Friday
Saturday - Sunday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed

Sunday, March 29 - Regular hours resume. The library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

 

Last Week of Classes / Exam Week

May 3- May 17

From Sunday, May 3, at 10 a.m. until Sunday, May 17, at 10 p.m., the library will remain open 24 hours each day.

 

Senior Week and Commencement

May 18-24

Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Burke Library - Summer 

Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday Closed

 

 

Burke Library will be open 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on the Saturday of Reunion.
Burke Library will be closed on Memorial Day and Independence Day.
The Music Library is closed for the summer.

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