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Brown Library Summer Hours

Brown Library hours are changing for the summer session, May 20-July 30, 2019.

Learning Commons (1st & 2nd floors) – Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5pm, Sat. 9am-1pm

B112 Link Computer Lab (1st floor) – Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5pm, Sat. 9am-1pm

B17 Link Computer Lab (ground floor) – Mon.-Thurs. 10am-4pm; 5pm-8pm, Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. Closed

Testing Center (ground/basement floor)- Mon.-Thur. 8am-8pm, Fri. 8am-5pm, Sat. 9am-1pm

Brown Library observes all college holidays, so we will be closed Memorial Day & Independence Day. Help is also available via our Ask a Librarian instant message chat service on our website and through the Online Writing Center all summer. If you need in-depth research help outside of the library’s open hours, please email library@virginiawestern.edu to make an appointment for an online webconference using Zoom.

Thanksgiving Hours

The library will have normal operating hours through Monday, November 19, 2018. 
We will be open 8am-5pm on Tuesday, November 20.
We will be closed Wednesday, November 21 through Sunday, November 25.
Normal hours resume Monday, November 26. Enjoy your break!

Welcome, Summer Students!

The library operates on full, normal hours while summer classes are in session. We’d love for you to stop by the top floor of the Brown Library building to see the books, DVDs, and electronic resources we have available. We also have reference librarians on staff to help with your research assignments and citations. Come visit us!

Monday – Thursday 8am-8pm
Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday 9am-1pm

We will have a couple of closures over the summer for Memorial Day (May 26 & 28) and Independence Day (July 4). Be sure to check the student bulletin email for any closure announcements.

Fall 2017 ILL Cut-off

As we approach the end of the Fall 2017 semester, we will need to discontinue Interlibrary Loan service. The following cut-off dates should ensure you have time to place a request and receive the material for final assignments and exams. Please be sure to submit your requests by these dates.

  • The last day to request BOOKS through ILL is Thursday, November 30, 2017.
  • The last day to request ARTICLES through ILL is Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

We have numerous books and databases to meet your research needs. If you need help identifying materials in our collection, contact a reference librarian: 540-857-7303 or library@virginiawestern.edu. Best of luck as you finish up your semester!