Library Hours

Winter Semester 2023, January 9-April 6:

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

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 Winter Semester 2023 (January 4-April 21, 2023)

In person

Monday-Friday   10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Sunday   1-5 p.m.

Online (chat, text, email) 

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

Closed on Saturdays and all holidays (Feb. 20th, April 7th and April 10th).

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.


Patrick Power Library
Research Help: 902-420-5544
Mailing address:
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3