Hours for Wintersession Classes & Holiday Weekend: January 8 – 15

The library’s hours will be extended during wintersession classes, Monday, January 8 – Friday, January 12, 2018:

Monday, January 8 Thursday, January 11:
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, January 12:
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The library will be closed for the weekend and on Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Saturday, January 13 – Monday, January  15 (holiday):
CLOSED

Please note that the Deloitte Cafe (Einstein’s) is closed until Tuesday, January 16.

The library will resume regular semester hours at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16. For more information about library, café or help desk hours, please view the online hours calendar.

Storm Closing on Friday, January 5. Library Reopens Monday, January 8.

Update! Bentley University will be closed on Friday, January 5th due to the snowstorm and severe cold temperatures expected.  The library will also remain closed.  We will reopen on Monday, January 8, at 8:00 a.m. 

For official updates about the status of the university, check the Bentley University website or call the Bentley University Storm Emergency line at 781.891.2020. We also encourage you to follow the library’s updates on Twitter and Facebook.

Don’t forget that even when the library’s doors are closed, our research databases, eBook collections and streaming films databases are always accessible from both on and off campus.

Storm Closing: Thursday, January 4

Due to the inclement weather, Bentley University and the Bentley Library will be closed Thursday, January 4, 2018.  Weather permitting, we will reopen on Friday, January 5, at 8:00 a.m.

For official updates about the status of the university, check the Bentley University website or call the Bentley University Storm Emergency line at 781.891.2020. We also encourage you to follow the library’s updates on Twitter and Facebook.

Don’t forget that even when the library’s doors are closed, our research databases, eBook collections and streaming films databases are always accessible from both on and off campus.

Special Library Hours: Tuesday, January 2 – Sunday, January 7

The Bentley Library is closed evenings and weekends when classes are not in session. The library’s hours for the period of January 2 – January 7, 2018, are:

Tuesday, January 2 Thursday, January 4:
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, January 5:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 6 & Sunday, January 7:
CLOSED

The library’s hours will change again when wintersession classes begin on Monday, January 8.

Please note that the Deloitte Cafe (Einstein’s) is closed until Tuesday, January 16, 2018. For more information about library, café or help desk hours, please view the online hours calendar.

24 Hour Access for Final Exams Starts Monday, December 11

The library’s 24-hour access for final exams begins at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, December 11 (the day before Reading Day) and ends at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20 (the last day of exams), with one small weekend exception.*  The library will close at 9:00 p.m. Saturday night and reopen at 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning, because everyone should take a little break from studying and get a good night’s sleep!
open 24 hours

Monday, December 11 – Saturday, December 16:
24 hour access
Open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, December 11 and remain open until
9:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 16

*Saturday, December 16:
close at 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 17 – Wednesday, December 20:
24 hour access
Open at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 17 and remain open until
6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20

What to expect during the extended hours:

  • The library is implementing card-swipe access during the overnight hours. Only Bentley ID card holders will be able to enter the library between midnight and 7:30 a.m. Please use the card-swipe box at the building’s front entrance.
  • Reference services will not be available during the extended late-night hours.

For more information about the library, café or help desk hours please view our full hours calendar online.

Good luck with your final exams, papers, and presentations. Have a wonderful winter break!

Special Hours for Fall Mini-Break: Saturday 10/7 – Tuesday 10/10

Who’s ready for a well-deserved break?!  While we hope that you’ll take some time to rest, relax, and have fun, the library will remain open throughout Fall Mini-Break if you need a place to study or catch up on work. Please note that there exceptions to our normal operating hours on Sunday and Monday:

Saturday, October 7
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
(normal operating hours)

Sunday, October 8
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday, October 9
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 10
7:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
(normal operating hours)

The Deloitte Café (Einstein’s) and the Help Desk will also have modified hours Saturday through Monday. For complete hours information please view the hours calendar.