Library Schedule of Operations

The library will be undergoing renovations from December 19th – January 5th, which may require floor-by-floor restrictions. Browsing and computer access will be limited; however, materials from restricted floors may be accessible by library staff. Users are encouraged to place holds on materials for pick-up at the Customer Service Desk or our 24/7 pick-up lockers located in the vestibule of the library building. For details as to which floor(s) are currently available, please call 614-823-1215, ext 4, or email library@otterbein.edu.

Below are the currently anticipated operating hours of the Courtright Memorial Library.

  • Please know our hours are subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen emergencies.
  • Generally, the library will close when the university cancels classes and closes the office. University communications, including Rave Alert Emails, text messages, and phone calls, should include this information.
  • Should the university cancel classes but offices are to remain open, the library will be open from 9 am-6 pm.
  • The library will close if the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office declares a Level 2 or 3 Snow Emergency.
  • Students, faculty, and staff may utilize other campus computer labs for computer/printer access when the library is closed.

Cardinal Term Regular Hours (January 3rd – 8th)
Tuesday-Friday 9 am-6 pm
Saturday-Sunday CLOSED

Regular Spring Term Hours begin Monday, January 9th -13th)
Monday-Thursday 7:45 am-12midnight
Friday 7:45 am-6 pm

MLK Holiday Weekend (January 14th – 16th)
Saturday 12noon-6pm
Sunday 3 pm-7 pm
Monday CLOSED

Regular Spring Hours (January 17th – March 3rd)
Monday-Thursday 7:45 am-12midnight
Friday 7:45 am-6 pm
Saturday 12noon-6pm
Sunday 3 pm-12midnight

Spring Break Hours (March 4th – 13th)
Saturday-Sunday CLOSED
Monday-Friday 9 am-6 pm
Saturday-Sunday CLOSED
Monday 7:30 am-12midnight

Regular Spring Hours (March 14th – April 5th)
Monday-Thursday 7:45 am-12midnight
Friday 7:45 am-6 pm
Saturday 12noon-6pm
Sunday 3 pm-12midnight

Easter Weekend Hours (April 6th – 10th)
Thursday 7:45 am-10 pm
Friday-Sunday CLOSED
Monday 7:30 am-12midnight

Regular Spring Hours (April 11th – 21st)
Monday-Thursday 7:45 am-12midnight
Friday 7:45 am-6 pm
Saturday 12noon-6pm
Sunday 3 pm-12midnight

Finals Week Hours (April 22nd – 30th)
Saturday 12noon-9pm
Sunday 12noon-12midnight
Monday-Thursday 7:30 am-12midnight
Friday 7:30 am-6 pm
Saturday-Sunday CLOSED

Archives Hours
The University Archive is located on the lower level of the Courtright Memorial Library and observes regular hours Monday through Friday, 9:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M., and 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Please contact Stephen D. Grinch, Archivist (614-823-1761) for more information or to request materials.  Historical information about the University can still be found in our institutional repository.

Please see the Library’s full Schedule of Operations for additional information.

Contact the Library

138 West Main Street.
Westerville, OH 43081
614-823-1215
library@otterbein.edu

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