Library Update Spring 2022

Up-to-date information from Norma Marion Alloway Library in light of the COVID19 pandemic.

Core Library hours

** Subject to change; Visit and follow our social media for updates and information about weather-related or other unscheduled closure information.


Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays                                                                8:00AM - 4:30PM
Thursdays 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturdays, Sundays & Statutory holidays Closed


  • Thursday, August 4, 8AM - 4:30PM
  • Canada Day Friday, July 1 CLOSED
  • BC Day Monday, August 1 CLOSED
  • Orientation Week Saturday, September 3 TBA 
  • Labour Day Monday, September 5 CLOSED

CORE HOURS Fall term

Mondays - Thursdays                                                                      7:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Fridays 7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturdays 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sundays 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Watch for updates regarding statutory holidays and special  hours     

Fall  Exams Period 

Watch for updates regarding extended hours during finals  


Contact Us

Borrower Services:

Research Help:

Inter Library Loan:

Curriculum Resource Centre:

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Library Services

Borrower Services

  • Contactless Holds Pickup is available at Borrower Services Desk.
  • Scan and Deliver Requests is available for print material held in the library collection for users unable to visit the Library.
  • Returns: Material can be returned any time to the drop box at the front door of the library or sent to the library’s mailing address.
  • Course Reserves: Instructors may place required readings which cannot be digitized on Course Reserves; this material is available for short term loan from the Borrower Services Counter.

Research Help

  • For research help at anytime, contact 
  • Book a Librarian via the link for Zoom meetings
  • Drop-in and scheduled in-person research help is available usually during these times: Mondays (9:00-noon), Tuesdays (1:00-4:00pm), Wednesdays (1:00-4:00pm), Thursdays (9:00-noon). Hours subject to change due to reference librarian's availability. Come ask for in-person reference help at the Borrower Services desk when you are at the Library.

Database Access Issues 

  • Students, if you are having trouble accessing a database, please email 
  • Faculty or staff, you can now access our databases whether or not you are using your VPN. Contact the above email if you are having access issues.

Interlibrary Loans (ILLs

  • Requests may be submitted for electronic articles, book chapters, and print book loans. 
  • Schools are accepting returns, so please return ILL material by the due date.

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