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Help & Library Services

View our hours, who to contact, services offered, and information on our study spaces.

COVID-19 Notice

COVID-19 Notice

With the move to all online instruction, the library will have virtual-only desk hours.

  • Library Assistance Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Contact us at library@stlcop.edu 


The majority of our assets are available in electronic format at https://www.stlcop.edu/library/

Service Desk Hours

Spring Semester Hours

  • Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, noon-11 p.m. 

Holiday & Break Hours are listed below.

Access to the collection space is available when the Service Desk is open. Student study space is open 24 hours per day, seven days per week. After 5 p.m. and on weekends, building access is available to those with a STLCOP ID.

Holiday & Break Hours

Spring Break (2020)
  • Friday 3/13: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 3/14 - Sunday 3/15: CLOSED
  • Monday 3/16 - Friday 3/20 : 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 3/21: CLOSED
  • Sunday 3/22: Normal hours resume

Spring Finals (2020)
  • Monday 4/27 - Tuesday 5/5: Normal hours
  • Wednesday 5/6: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday 5/7: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday 5/8: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 5/9: Summer hours begin

Summer Hours (May 9 - August 22, 2020)
  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Fall Semester (2020)

On the Sunday before first day of classes (8/23/2020), normal hours resume.

  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: noon - 8 p.m.

Labor Day (2020)
  • Friday 9/4: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 9/5: CLOSED
  • Sunday 9/6: CLOSED
  • Monday 9/7: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Fall Break (2020)
  • Friday 10/9: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 10/10 - Sunday 10/11: CLOSED
  • Monday 10/12: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 10/13: Normal hours resume

Founders Day Observed (2020) (No classes)
  • Friday 11/13: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thanksgiving Break (2020)
  • Tuesday 11/24: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Wednesday 11/25 - Saturday 11/28: CLOSED
  • Sunday 11/29: Normal hours resume

Fall Final Exams Hours  (2020)
  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Sunday: noon - 11 p.m.

  • 12/16, Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Winter Break (2020-2021)
  • 12/16
    • Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 12/17 - 12/23/2020
    • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED
  • 12/24/2020 - 1/3/2021
    • All days: CLOSED
  • 1/4 - 1/12/2021
    • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Spring Semester (2021) Begins
  • Monday 1/11: Normal hours resume

MLK Holiday (2021)
  • Monday 1/18: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 1/21: Normal hours resume