Library Hours

Fall Semester (September 6-December 20):

Monday - Friday   8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday   10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday   noon-11 p.m.

Holiday Exceptions:

Friday, September 29 (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation observed): 1-9 p.m.

Monday, October 9 (Thanksgiving): 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Monday, November 13 (Remembrance Day observed): 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Thursday, December 21 (Holiday closure): 8:30 a.m. - noon

Please visit the Saint Mary’s Alert Information website for information about campus-wide closures, and monitor the Library’s Twitter page for alerts about unexpected library closures.

Research Help Hours

Research Help services are open during Fall Semester (September 6-December 20):

In person

Monday - Friday   10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Saturday & Sunday   Closed

Online (chat, text, email) 

Monday - Thursday   10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday   Closed
Sunday   1-5 p.m.

Research Help appointments are available in person and online on weekdays, evenings and weekends regularly and by request.

Outside of these times, try Novanet Live Help, an online chat-based reference service provided by Novanet libraries. This service is designed to respond to brief questions that can be answered quickly and effectively using online resources.

University Archives Hours

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Wednesday and Thursday: 2 - 4 p.m.

Contact us

Patrick Power Library
Mailing address:
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

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