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Hours: James Branch Cabell Library

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Regular Hours

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

Note: VCU ID required for entry between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Fall 2016

Fall 2016 Exceptions

  • August 20 Closed
  • August 21 10 a.m. – Beginning of 24x5 service
  • November 23 Close at 6 p.m.
  • November 24-25 Closed
  • November 26 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • November 27 Open at 10 a.m.
  • December 20 Close at 8 p.m.
  • December 21-23 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • December 24-26 Closed

Holiday Intersession (December 27 - January 14)

  • December 27-30 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • December 31 Closed
  • January 1 Closed
  • January 2-5 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 6 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 7 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 8 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 9-12 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 13 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • January 14 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Spring 2017

Regular hours from January 15 - May 21:

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

Spring 2017 Exceptions

  • January 15 10 a.m. - Beginning of 24x5 service
  • March 3 Close at 8 p.m.
  • March 4 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • March 5 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • March 6-9 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • March 10 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • March 11 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • March 12 10 a.m. - Resume 24x5 service
  • May 14 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • May 15-19 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • May 20 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • May 21 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Summer 2017

Regular hours from May 22 - August 20:

  • 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 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.
  • August 20 10 a.m. - Beginning 24x5 service

Starbucks

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

  • Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Friday 7 a.m. -  4 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

The Workshop

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

  • Sunday 12 p.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday 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 in the fall: 

Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday 11 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
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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