Nimitz Library

Hours

Nimitz Library is primarily for the use of USNA Midshipmen, Faculty and Staff. Retired military living in the Annapolis area and authorized researchers may make use of the Library's resources under certain conditions. For more details please review our Borrowing Eligibility and About the Library pages, or contact the Library Director, Jim Rettig.


Fall/Spring Academic Hours

The Library may deviate from our regular hours during holidays and events, and the Library is closed for all home football games. Special announcements about our hours also appear on the Library's home page.

Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Library 0730-2245 0730-2200 1000-1800 1000-2245
Reference Desk 0745-2200 0745-1700 Closed 1330-2200
Special Collections* 1230-1630 1230-1630 Closed Closed
MSC Graphics 0730-2300 0730-1700 Closed Closed

Note: Special Collections & Archives is open to researchers by appointment only M-F, 0800-1200 except Federal Holidays. To schedule an appointment please call 410-293-6917 or contact Jennifer Bryan.

Special Collections & Archives will be open by appointment only from December 28 to December 31. The Department's regular hours will resume Monday, January 4.

Federal Holiday Hours

On most Federal Holidays the Library is open: 1000-2245.

The Library is closed on the following Federal Holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


Detailed Schedule Information

Academic Semester Fall 2016

Fall Semester Begins
Mon, 22 Aug 2016
0730-2245
Home Football Games – Library Closed
Sat, 3 Sep
Fordham
Sat, 10 Sep
UConn
Sat, 8 Oct
Houston
Sat, 22 Oct
Memphis
Sat, 12 Nov
Tulsa
Sat, 3 Dec
Temple (AAC championship)
Sat, 10 Dec
Army
Labor Day Weekend
Sat, 3 Sep
CLOSED
Sun, 4 Sep
1000-2000
Mon, 5 Sep (No Classes)
1000-2245
Columbus Day Weekend
Sat, 8 Oct
CLOSED
Sun, 9 Oct
1000-2245
Mon, 10 Oct (No Classes)
1000-2245
Veteran’s Day
Fri, 11 Nov (No Classes)
1000-2200
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
Wed, 23 Nov
0630-1600
Thurs, 24 Nov
CLOSED
Fri, 25 Nov
0800-1700
Sat, 26 Nov
CLOSED
Sun, 27 Nov
1000-2245
American Athletic Conference Championship Game
Sat, 3 Dec
CLOSED
Army Game Weekend
Fri, 9 Dec
0730-2000
Sat, 10 Dec
CLOSED
Sun, 13 Dec
1000-2245
Final Exam Period Hours
Sat, 10 Dec
CLOSED (Army game)
Sun, 11 Dec
1000-2245
Mon, 12 Dec – Fri 16 Dec
0700-2245
Sat, 17 Dec
0700-2000
Sun, 18 Dec
1000-2245
Mon, 19 Dec
0700-2245
Tues, 20 Dec
0700-1700
End of Semester Leave and Intersessional Period
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 - Mon, Jan 9 2017
 
Mon - Fri 0730-1700
 
     Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays
Holidays
Mon, 26 Dec
CLOSED
Mon, 2 Jan
CLOSED

Regular hours of operation for the Nimitz Library during the Spring Semester are the same as the Fall Semester.

Academic Semester Spring 2017

Spring Semester Begins
Tues, 10 Jan 2017
0730-2245
Martin Luther King’s Birthday Weekend
Sat, 14 Jan
1000-1800
Sun, 15 Jan
1000-2000
Mon, 16 Jan (No Classes)
1000-2245
Washington’s Birthday Weekend
Sat, 18 Feb
1000-1800
Sun, 19 Feb
1000-2245
Mon, 20 Feb
1000-2245
Spring Break
Fri, 10 Mar
0630-1700
Sat, 11 Mar – Sun, 12 Mar
CLOSED
Mon, 13 Mar – Fri, 17 Mar
0730-1700
Sat, 18 Mar
CLOSED
Sun, 19 Mar
1000-2245
Easter Sunday
Sun, 16 Apr
1000-2245
Final Exam Period Hours
Thurs, 4 May
0700-2245
Fri, 5 May
0700-2245
Sat, 6 May
0700-2000
Sun, 7 May
1000-2245
Mon, 8 May – Wed, 10 May
0700-2245
Thurs, 11 May
0700-1700

Academic Semester Summer 2016

Summer Hours
Begin Friday, 13 May 2016
Monday – Friday, 0730 -1700
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays
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