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James Branch Cabell Library Hours

Today's hours


As of March 21, Cabell Library is closed until further notice. 

We've expanded summer chat while the building is closed

Get assistance when you need it.

Current chat hours are chat status:

  • Sunday 9am - 10pm
  • Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 10pm
  • Friday 7:30am - 8pm
  • Saturday 9am - 8pm

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

Exceptions to summer chat hours

  • May 25: Chat unavailable
  • July 3-4: Chat unavailable

See more ways to Ask Us.

The Workshop

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

Hours: Closed until further notice.

Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives is on the fourth floor, Cabell Library.
James Branch Cabell Library: or (804) 828-1108.

Hours: Closed until further notice.


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

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