Bracken Library

2019 - 20 Academic Year Hours

  • Monday-Thursday – 7 a.m.-1:30 a.m.
  • Friday – 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Saturday – 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Sunday – 10 a.m.-1:30 a.m.

Monday-Friday – 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

By Appointment: Contact Rebecca Torsell, Archivist for Architectural Records, at 765-285-8441 or libarchives@bsu.edu

By Appointment:  Contact 765-285-3378 or odrp@bsu.edu 

2019 - 20 Academic Year Hours

  • Monday-Thursday – 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Friday – 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sunday – 12 p.m.-10 p.m.

Monday-Friday – 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • Monday-Thursday – 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Friday – 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday – 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Sunday – 1 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday – 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Friday – 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday – 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Sunday – 1 p.m.-9 p.m.

The following hours are for Bracken Library during holidays and breaks. Hours for the branch libraries vary during holidays and breaks. Contact the branches directly for current information.

Holiday and Break Hours

  • May 4, (Saturday, May Commencement) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.*
  • May 5, (Sunday, Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight*
  • May 6-9, (Mon.-Thurs.  Semester Break) 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • May 10, (Friday,  Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • May 11, (Saturday, Semester Break) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.*
  • May 12, (Sunday, Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.*
  • May 13, (Monday, Summer Semester Begins) - 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
  • May 27, (Monday, Memorial Day Observance (H) - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
  • July 4, (Thursday, Independence Day Observance (H) - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
  • July 19, (Friday, Summer Semester Ends) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • July 20, (Saturday, July Commencement) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.*
  • July 21 - August 10 (Interim Hours)
         Sundays - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight*
         Mondays - Thursdays - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
         Fridays - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
         Saturdays - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.*
  • August 11, (Sunday, Interim) - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight*
  • August 12-15, (Mon.-Thurs. Welcome Week) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • August 16, (Friday, Faculty Meetings) -7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • August 17, (Saturday, Saturday Classes Meet) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.*
  • August 18, (Sunday, Regular Hours Resume) - 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.*
  • August 19, (Monday, Fall Semester Begins) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
       
    *Branch Libraries closed 
  • August 16, (Friday, Faculty Meetings) - 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • August 17, (Saturday Saturday Classes Meet) - 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. *
  • August 18, (Sunday Interim) - 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. *
  • August 19, (Monday Fall Semester Begins) - 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
  • September 2, (Monday Labor Day Recess (H)) - 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. *+
  • October 5, (Saturday Fall Break) - 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. *
  • October 6, (Sunday Fall Break) - 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. *
  • October 7-8, (Monday-Tuesday Fall Break) - 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
  • November 27, (Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess (H)) - 7:00 a.m. –  Noon
  • November 28-29, (Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Recess (H)) - CLOSED
  • November 30, (Saturday Thanksgiving Recess) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • December 1, (Sunday Thanksgiving Recess) - 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • December 2, (Monday Classes Resume) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • December 6, (Friday Extended Hours (Finals Prep)) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • December 7, (Saturday Extended Hours (Finals Prep)) - 9:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • December 10-12, (Tuesday-Thursday Finals Week) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • December 13, (Friday Fall Semester Ends) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • December 14, (Saturday December Commencement) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • December 15, (Sunday Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight *
  • December 16-19 (Monday-Thursday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • December 20, (Friday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
  • December 21, (Saturday Semester Break) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • December 22, (Sunday Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight *
  • December 23, (Monday Semester Break (H)) - 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • December 24-25, (Tuesday-Wednesday Semester Break (H)) - CLOSED
  • December 26, (Thursday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight  
  • December 27, (Friday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • December 28, (Saturday Semester Break) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • December 29, (Sunday Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight *
  • December 30, (Monday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • December 31, 2019, (Tuesday Semester Break (H)) - 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • January 1, 2020, (Wednesday New Year's Day Recess (H)) - 6:00 p.m. - Midnight *+
  • January 2, (Thursday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • January 3, (Friday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • January 4, (Saturday Semester Break) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • January 5, (Sunday Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. *

   *Branch Libraries closed +Only Circulation/Reserves, Educational Technology Resources Collection, Information Services,
and Music Collection

  • January 6, (Monday,  Spring Semester Begins) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • January 20, (Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (H)) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. *+
  • March 1, (Sunday Spring Break) - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight *
  • March 2-5 (Monday-Thursday Spring Break) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • March 6, (Friday Spring Break) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • March 7, (Saturday Spring Break) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • March 8, (Sunday Spring Break) - 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • March 9, (Monday Classes Resume) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • April 17, 24, (Fridays  Extended Hours (Finals Prep)) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • April 18, 25, (Saturdays Extended Hours (Finals Prep)) - 9:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • April 28-30, (Tuesday-Thursday Finals Week) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • May 1, (Friday Spring Semester Ends) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • May 2, (Saturday May Commencement) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • May 3, (Sunday Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - Midnight *
  • May 4-7, (Monday-Thursday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • May 8, (Friday Semester Break) - 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • May 9, (Saturday Semester Break) - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. *
  • May 10, (Sunday Semester Break) - 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. *
  • May 11, (Monday Summer Session begins) - 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. 

  *Branch Libraries closed +Only Circulation/Reserves, Educational Technology Resources Collection, Information Services,
and Music Collection