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Nimitz Library


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, Larry Clemens.

Fall/Spring Academic Hours

The Library may deviate from our regular hours during holidays, events, and 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 Closed 1500-2245
Research Help Available 0800-1600*, 
0800-1600* Closed 1500-2200**
Special Collections *** 1230-1630 1230-1630 Closed Closed

Note:  *Closed for lunch 1200-1300
         **Closed for dinner 1700-1800
         ***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 .

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 Spring 2023

Spring Semester Begins
Tues, 10 Jan 2022
Martin Luther King’s Birthday Weekend
Sun, 15 Jan
Mon, 16 Jan
Washington's Birthday Weekend
Sun, 19 Feb
Mon, 20 Feb
Spring Break
Fri, 10 Mar
Sat-Sun, 11-12 Mar
Mon-Fri, 13-17 Mar
Sat, 18 Mar
Sun, 19 Mar
Final Exam Period Hours
4-12 May

Academic Semester Summer 2023

Summer Hours
Begin Saturday, 13 May 2023
Monday – Friday, 0730 -1700
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

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

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