Harper College will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 17. Remote instruction will be extended through the first two weeks of the semester. On-campus offices are closed and student services are being provided virtually through January 29. In-person classes and services will resume January 31. The Health and Recreation Center remains open. Learn more

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**The Library building is currently closed. Curbside hours begin Monday, January 10th.**

Library Curbside Hours (January 10th, 2022 - January 16th, 2022):

Monday: 9am–4pm

Tuesday-Wednesday: 9am–7pm

Thursday-Friday: 9am-4pm

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Library Curbside Hours (January 17th, 2022 - January 23rd, 2022):

Monday: Closed (Campus Holiday)

Tuesday-Thursday: 8am-7pm

Friday: 8am-4:30pm

Saturday: 9am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

Interim Online Services (December 18th, 2021-January 16th, 2022):

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Spring 2022 Online Services (January 18, 2022 - May 20th, 2022):

Monday-Thursday 8am - 9pm

Friday: 8am-4:30pm

Saturday: 9am-3pm

Sunday: 1pm-5pm

The Library Building is currently closed, but online services are available. Curbside services will be available beginning Monday, January 10th. Get help by Chatting with a librarian or visit our Employee and Student Resource Page for more details on open building hours. 

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