For the safety of our customers and staff, the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library will be temporarily closed for carpet replacement beginning Monday, December 19, 2016 and will reopen Saturday, December 24, 2016.
Holds will be extended for pick up until 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 31 (early closure day). The book drop will be available for materials return during this closure.
Nearby branch libraries:
We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause.
You can still use many of the Library's resources even when the buildings are closed:
- Search the Library catalog and place holds on items
- Check your library card to view your account or renew items
- Download an eBook, Audio eBook or eFlick
- Read a magazine using Zinio for libraries, a free service that offers full digital copies of your favorite magazines to view on a computer or mobile device
- Search our databases
- Chat with a librarian 24/7 or email a question
- Listen to streaming music from the Music Online, Classical Music Library, or Smithsonian Global Sound collections
- Browse our Recommendations section for books, movies and music resources
- Register for a library card online