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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, 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 0700-2245 0700-2200 1000-1800 1000-2245
Research Help Desk 0745-2200 0745-1600 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 .

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 2019

Fall Semester Begins
Mon, 19 Aug 2019
0700-2245
Home Football Games
Sat, 31 Aug
0800-1600 (Holy Cross)
Sat, 14 Sep
0800-1600 (East Carolina University)
Sat, 5 Oct
0800-1600 (Air Force)
Sat, 19 Oct
0800-1600 (University of South Flordia)
Sat, 26 Oct
0800-1600 (Tulane University)
Sat, 23 Nov
0800-1600 (Southern Methodist University)
Sat, 14 Dec
0800-1600 (Army)
Labor Day Weekend
Sat, 31 Aug
0800-1600
Sun, 1 Sep
1000-2245
Mon, 2 Sep
1000-2245
Columbus Day Weekend
Sat, 12 Oct
CLOSED
Sun, 13 Oct
CLOSED
Mon, 14 Oct
1000-2245
Veteran’s Day Weekend (observed Monday 11 Nov)
Sat, 9 Nov
1000-1800
Sun, 10 Nov
1000-2245
Mon, 11 Nov
1000-2245
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
Wed, 27 Nov
0630-1500
Thu, 28 Nov
CLOSED
Fri, 29 Nov
0730-1700
Sat, 30 Nov
CLOSED
Sun, 1 Dec
1000-2245
Final Exam Period Hours
Fri, 6 Dec
0700-2200
Sat, 7 Dec
1000-1800
Sun, 8 Dec
1000-2245
Mon, 9 Dec – Thu, 12 Dec
0700-2245
Fri, 13 Dec
0700-2200
Sat, 14 Dec
0800-1600 (Army Game)
Sun, 15 Dec
1000-2245
Mon, 16 Dec - Tue, 17 Dec
0700-2245
Wed, 18 Dec
0700-1700
End of Semester Leave and Intersessional Period: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 – Mon, 6 Jan 2020
Mon - Fri
0730-1700
      Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays
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