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UW Libraries Operations Updates

UW Bothell and UW Tacoma Libraries may have different operations updates.
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Updated 10/2/23


  • NEW HOURS FOR Odegaard:  Sundays - Thursdays, now open until midnight AND Fridays, until 8pm! See hours pages for all libraries autumn quarter schedules.
  • Branch Library Operations Update: When will UW Libraries be able to expand hours for branch libraries?

The number of current staff vacancies directly impacts the Libraries’ ability to expand hours in branch libraries, resulting in reduced hours for fall quarter. UW Libraries is actively working to recruit and train operations staff so that we may expand hours as soon as possible for those branches that are currently not able to open full days and weekends. For some buildings, departmental policies and practices restrict weekend building access, and we are working with building managers to explore opportunities that could expand access in the future. As soon as vacancies are filled, hours will be expanded as feasible, and will be communicated here and via departmental communications. For questions about operations, please contact us.


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