The library is open late! Extended Hours Dec 4-18


The time for final projects, presentations and exams is here. Don’t stress though….the library has you covered!

We have study rooms, places to practice your presentations, floors for group and quiet study and — from Dec. 4-18 — extended hours! We’re even giving FREE COFFEE after 9 PM on Dec. 11 & 12!


Detailed calendar and more information below. Also see our extended hours studying page for printing help, study room info, study tips and more. Oh, and don’t forget your Salve ID to enter the library after 10 PM!



During the 24-hour extended access times, please be aware:

  • The second and third floors will close at 2 AM
  • Only the first floor will remain open through 8 AM
  • Card swipe access only during extended hours; please bring your Salve ID to enter after 10 PM
  • The 3rd floor is the SILENT study floor. Please be considerate!
  • Room 106 is reserved for quiet study from 2 am – 8 am
  • Group work is encouraged on the first and second floors or in the study rooms.


Study rooms can be reserved for a maximum of 3 consecutive hours online. Most study rooms have a whiteboard, desktop PC and/or Mac, and seating for small groups; see this page for “what’s in a study room”? Please show courtesy to your fellow students and be sure to cancel an existing study room reservation if the room is no longer needed so that other students can use the room (to cancel a booking, click on “cancel a study room booking” at the bottom of the reservation area. If you need help, please contact the information desk).

Electronic classroom 106 has a teacher station with projector and seating with computers for up to 22 students. Classroom 106 can be reserved for large groups (8+); please visit or call the information desk at (401) 341-2289.


When working on library computers, don’t forget to periodically SAVE YOUR WORK to an external source such as a flash drive!

For $1 you can purchase a library tote bag, highlighter or sanitary package of earbuds. Just ask at the front Circulation desk. We also have a number of gadgets and items for purchase or check-out! Just go to the front Circulation desk (1st FL) and bring your Salve ID. Here’s the list of items we currently have available:


Remember that you can call, email, text, chat or visit us anytime! Need help keeping the 3rd FL quiet? Having a problem with a printer on an upper floor? Just call, chat or text us—we’ll come to you! You can even schedule a one-on-one consultation session with a librarian to discuss your research project.


Our library webpage also has helpful tutorials on how to find books in the catalog, how to print, how to find articles in a database, and more!

Food & Drink in the library: Non-alcoholic beverages in spill-resistant containers and snack foods are permitted in the library. Beverages in open cups and HOT MEALS should be consumed in the Bookends café (1st FL across from the Circulation desk). Please be considerate of library materials and other library users by tossing trash and recyclables in the provided containers located throughout the library.


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