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Library Hours

Regular fall-winter hours are:

  • Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 11 PM
  • Friday, 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Sunday: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Doors are locked 15 minutes before closing time.

Please note the following holidays, closures, and exceptions:

  • Monday, February 19: Heritage Day. Open 9 AM - 11 PM, with reduced staffing.

Research Help Hours

Regular fall-winter hours are:

  • Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 8 pm
  • Fridays, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturdays, noon - 5 pm
  • Sundays, 1-5 pm

Research Appointments

To schedule a research appointment with a Librarian, please call 902-457-6250 or e-mail

Archives Appointments

Visits to the Archives are available by appointment only.  If you are planning to do research at the MSVU Archives, please contact the Archives ( or 902-457-6401) or visit the Archives webpage for more information.

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Novanet Live Help chat based reference service

Please consult the Novanet Live Help hours page.

Other Novanet Libraries

Please consult the Novanet web page for the hours of operation of member libraries (DAL, SMU, etc.).