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James Branch Cabell Library Hours

Today's hours

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Regular Fall Semester Hours September 27 - December 7*

  • Monday - Thursay: 7:30 a.m. - midnight
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. - midnight

* Hours subject to change

Winter Break Hours December 8 - January 23

  • December 8-December 11: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • December 12-December 13: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • December 14-December 18: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • December 19-January 3: Closed
  • January 4-January 8: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 9-January 10: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • January 11-January 15: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 16-January 17: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • January 18-January 22: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 23: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Front Door Pickup

Request physical materials from VCU Libraries collections with our new Front Door Pickup service.

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Chat

Get assistance when you need it.

Regular Fall Semester Chat Hours chat status:

  • Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Winter Break Chat Hours December 8 - January 23

  • December 8-December 11: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • December 12-December 13: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • December 14-December 18: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • December 19-December 27: Unavailable
  • December 28-December 31: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 1-January 3: Unavailable
  • January 4-January 8: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 9-January 10: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • January 11-January 15: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 16-January 17: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • January 18-January 22: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • January 23: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m

Text us: (804) 435-5420 chat status during library building hours.

See more ways to Ask Us.

The Workshop

The Workshop is on the lower level, Cabell Library: theworkshop@vcu.edu or (804) 827-3594.

Winter Break Workshop Hours December 8 - January 23

Regular Winter Break Workshop Hours

Remote Support Via Zoom

Monday-Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

In Person

Hours: By appointment only.

Exceptions to Regular Winter Break Workshop Hours

December 19 - January 3: Closed

Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives is on the fourth floor, Cabell Librarylibjbcsca@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1108.

Hours: By appointment only.

Starbucks

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

VCU Technology Services IT Support Center

VCU Technology Services IT Support Center is located on the lower level of Cabell Library in room B-9a. IT support hours.

James Branch Cabell Library

901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
Local: (804) 828-1111
Email: library@vcu.edu

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