Libraries closed on Saturdays

Due to campus budget reductions, libraries at UC Berkeley that are part of The University Library will be closed on Saturdays from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  See below for exceptions.

Libraries and units affected

  • Doe Library building
    • Art History/Classics Library
    • Current Periodicals
    • Data Lab
    • Exhibit Gallery
    • Graduate Services
    • Morrison Library
    • Newspapers and Microforms
    • Reference Center
    • South/Southeast Asia Library
  • Anthropology
  • Bancroft
  • Biosciences and Natural Resources
  • Business/Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences/Map
  • East Asian
  • Education/Psychology
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Design
  • Math/Statistics
  • Music
  • Optometry
  • Physics/Astronomy
  • Public Health
  • Social Welfare

Open on Saturdays for University of California ID, UC Berkeley Library Card, and Stanford ID holders only:

  • Moffitt Library – 668 reader seats
  • Gardner (Main) Stacks – 400 reader seats
    The stacks are accessible via the Moffitt Library entrance.

To help meet the increased demand on these facilities from UC Berkeley students and faculty, day passes will not be issued for Saturday access.  They are still available to qualified researchers for use on other days; for details, see Privileges and Access Information.

Check the Library web site for a listing of campus libraries and their hours.  The "Calendar" links give the current month’s hours for each library.