Library Hours

Regular Semester Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - midnight
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - midnight

The Cushwa-Leighton Library is open to members of the Saint Mary's College community (students, faculty, and staff).  Access will be via the west front door using your Saint Mary's ID card in the swipe-card reader. 

 All patrons are required to wear masks or cloth face coverings at all times while in the building; all staff will wear masks or cloth face coverings when not working by themselves in their own offices. All patrons are required to maintain standard physical distance (6 feet) from each other and from library staff. All research help or reference consultations will happen online.

Research Help Hours:

Monday - Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., beginning Feb. 28, 2021 


Summer Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed


Saint Mary's College Archives

By appointment only: send email to or call (574) 284-5282 to arrange an appointment. The Archives are located at 105 Madeleva Hall.