Department Hours Daily

Today's Hours by Library Department

Check out today's hours for each of our library departments. Please scroll down for more information about each department.

Schaffer Library Physical Building Hours

Today's hours:

The building's physical hours and the hours at the library service desk may or may not be different. Always check the hours on this page for availability.

Library Service Desk

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The hours for service may be different from the library building hours. You can always check this page before you visit the library, to ensure that service at the front desk will be available.

UChat Reference

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UChat is our online chat, which you can access from the right green side tab, or by visiting the Ask a Librarian page. Even when none of our librarians are currently on chat, you may still send us a ticket.

Library Administration

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Schaffer Library's administration office is on the third floor, closest to the stairs / elevator by the building's main entrance.

ITS Help Desk

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In an effort to provide you with convenient access to our services, we have partnered with our Schaffer Library colleagues to secure space at the end of the circulation desk.

We remain available by phone at (518) 388-6400 and email at