Library Hours

During the academic year, Penrose Library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to the Whitman community. You will need your Whitman ID to access the building between 9 pm and 9 am.

Whitman Archives is open Monday - Friday between 10 am - 12 pm and 1-4 pm, and by appointment. It's closed on college holidays.

Café 41 is open Sunday - Thursday from 8pm - 1am.

Non-Whitman community members can visit the library between 9 am and 9 pm.

Exceptions to Regular Open Hours, Spring 2014

Winter Break

Jan 6 – 19
Open 9 am – 5 pm
Jan 20
Open 9 am – 10 pm
Jan 21
Open 9 am to resume 24/7 hours

Spring Break

March 14, 2014 – March 30, 2014

March 14
Close at 10 pm
March 15 – March 30
9 am – 10 pm
March 30
Open 9 am, begin 24/7 open hours

End of Semester

May 20, 2014 – May 26, 2014

May 20
Close at 10 pm
May 21 – May 22
9 am – 10 pm
May 23
9 am – 6 pm
May 24 – May 25
9 am – 5 pm
May 26
Closed for Memorial Day

Summer Hours

May 27, 2014 – August 15, 2014

Regular Summer Hours
Monday – Friday
9 am to 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday
Closed