Western Libraries

Extended library hours begin December 5, 2016

November 30, 2016

Written by:  Monica Fazekas

Western Libraries will once again offer extended library hours in Weldon and Taylor for the December exam period. To ensure a safe study environment, Western identification (i.e. WesternONE card) IS REQUIRED to enter both Weldon and Taylor Libraries after 9 pm during extended hours with bag checks also taking place during this time.  Extended hours are as follows:

The D.B. Weldon Library

December 5 – 16: Open 24 hours
Note: Service Desk OPEN Monday - Thursday, 8am - 8pm; Friday, 8am - 5pm; Saturday - Sunday, 10:30 am – 5 pm

December 17 – 18: 6 am to 2 am
Note: Service Desk OPEN Saturday - Sunday, 10:30 am - 5 pm

December 19 – 22: 8 am to 9:30 pm
Note: Service Desk OPEN 8 am - 5 pm

December 23: 8 am to 5 pm
Note: Service Desk OPEN 8 am - 5 pm

December 24 – January 2: CLOSED

Allyn & Betty Taylor Library

December 8 – 20: 8:30 am to 12 midnight
Note: Info Desk OPEN Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am - 6 pm. Research Help available Monday to Friday 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

December 21: 8:30 am to 9:30 pm
Note: Info Desk OPEN 8:30 am - 6 pm, Research Help available 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

December 22 - 23: 9:30 am to 5 pm
Note: Info Desk OPEN 9:30 am - 5 pm, Research Help available Thursday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, Research Help CLOSED Friday

December 24 – January 2: CLOSED


The USC will provide late night shuttle service (12:30 am – 4 am) between December 6 - 16, and from 12:30 am to 2 am on December 17 – 19. For details about pick-up locations and routes please visit Western USC's Transportation Page.

In order to ensure a safe and clean study environment for students there will be regular security patrols. Students are encouraged to keep themselves safe and healthy during exams.

Please remember to check details for library hours for all locations before coming to the library, and that the Western Libraries website has access to our resources and services 24/7.

Western Libraries appreciates your feedback. Please share your comments on this or any other library service. 


Good luck on your exams!