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Hours: James Branch Cabell Library

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Regular hours

  • Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m

Use of Cabell Library is limited to members of the VCU community between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Summer 2017

Regular hours from May 14 - August 22:

  • Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Summer 2017 exceptions

  • May 14 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • May 15 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • May 16 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • May 17-19 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • May 20 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • May 21 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • May 29 Closed
  • July 4 Closed
  • August 12-13 Closed
  • August 14-18 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • August 19 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Fall 2017

Regular hours from August 23 - December 26:

  • Monday-Thursday Open 24 hours
  • Friday 12 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Sunday 9 a.m. - Open 24 hours

Fall 2017 exceptions

  • August 23 7:30 a.m. - Open overnight; classes begin 8/24
  • November 22 12 a.m. - 6 p.m.; University closes at 12 p.m.
  • November 23-24 Closed
  • November 25 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • November 26 9 a.m. - 12 a.m.
  • December 19 12 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • December 20-22 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • December 23 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • December 24-26 Closed

Holiday Intersession: December 27 - January 13

  • December 27-29 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • December 30 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • December 31 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 1 Closed
  • January 2-5 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 6 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 7 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 8-12 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 13 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Starbucks

Starbucks is on the first floor near the library's main entrance. 

  • Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday Closed

The Workshop

The Workshop is located in the lower level, Cabell Library.

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives is on the fourth floor, Cabell Library.

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday Closed

Can't make it to the library?

Get assistance when you need it.

‌Chat with us chat status during these hours: 

  • Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday No chat (text only)
  • Sunday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Text us (804) 435-5420 text status any time during Cabell Library's open hours.

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VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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