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Hamilton College Library
315-859-4479

About the Library

Hours and Directions

Burke Library
Other Libraries and Services

 

Burke Library - Fall 2014

Regular Hours 

(beginning August 29)

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 10 pm
Saturday 10 a.m. - 10 pm
Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Fall Recess
October 15-19

Wednesday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Sunday, October 19 - Regular hours resume. 

Thanksgiving Recess
November 21-30

Friday, Nov 21 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat-Sun, Nov 22-23 Closed
Mon-Wed, Nov 24-26 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thu-Sat, Nov 27-29 Closed
Sunday, Nov 30 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Sunday, November 30 - Regular hours resume.

Last Week of Classes / Exam Week
December 7-19

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

Saturday, December 20 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday, December 21 Closed
Monday - Tuesday, December 22-23 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Along with other campus offices, the library will be closed Wednesday, December 24 - Thursday, January 1.

 

Contact

Circulation Desk

askcirc@hamilton.edu

315-859-4479

 

Directions

 

The library is located next to Siuda House, home to Hamilton College's Admission and Financial Aid Offices. GPS coordinates are 43.0519998, -75.4060984.

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).

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 (contact to ascertain staff availability)
 
4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (by appointment only)
5:30 p.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. - 10 pm
10 a.m. - 10 pm
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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