Closed for Labor Day

Labor Movement | Electron Pencil

The library will be closed along with the rest of the college on Monday, September 3 to celebrate Labor Day. Normal hours resume on Tuesday.

Labor Day is a holiday held the first Monday in September to commemorate the achievements of American workers. It is also celebrated in Canada, though workers in many other nations prefer May Day. Though it is now an established fixture on the North American calendar, the first workers’ holiday was born out of struggle and defiance. Parades and rallies were a staple of nineteenth-century working-class protests, and Labor Day emerged from those patterns.

from Historical Encyclopedia of American Labor


Library Summer Hours

Please remember that the library will remain open during the summer with abbreviated weekday hours and will be closed Saturdays. We will be closing early on May 23rd for Graduation and we will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday May 27th. Please call or check our website for additional hours. Have a safe and pleasant summer.

Wintersession Hours

The Long Wharf library will be open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm until January 14th. We will be closed on Monday, January 17th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and January 19th for Professional Day.  The North Haven library will be closed for winter break Tuesday, December 21 through Thursday, January 20.

Spring Semester classes are set to begin Friday, January 21st.

For additional library hours please see the daily calendar at

Happy New Year!