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 is 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 Semester 2015

Spring Break: March 13 -  29, 2015

March 13              Close at 10pm

March 14 – 28       9am – 10pm

March 29              Open 9am - resume 24-hour schedule

May 19                 Close at 10pm

May 20 - 21           9am - 10pm

May 22 - 24           9am-5pm

May 25                  Closed for Memorial Day

Summer Hours (May 26 - August 27)

Monday - Friday     9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday  Closed

July 2-3                  Closed for Independence Day

Aug 28                   Closed for New Student Orientation

Aug 29 - 30            9am - 5pm

Aug 31                   9am - 10pm

Sep 1                     Open 9am - resume 24-hour schedule