Countway Now Open to all Harvard ID Holders

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Countway Library is now open to all Harvard University ID holders! Seat reservations are no longer required.

Building Hours

  • Sunday: 12:00pm-9:00pm
  • Monday: 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Visiting Countway

  • You may enter the library via our new entrance at 695 Huntington Avenue or our original entrance at 10 Shattuck Street.
  • Masks and 6-foot social distancing are required AT ALL TIMES within the library. Extra masks are available at the security desk.
  • Public restrooms are not available at this time.
  • Food and drink are prohibited in the library except at designated cafe area tables.
  • The majority of our print collections are now accessible for browsing.
  • Cleaning kits are available at each seat; please consider cleaning areas before/after use.
  • Self check-out stations are available on L1 and the 2nd floor.
  • Book pickup isĀ available via our grab & go cart or our new book lockers.

Please email us at with any questions. We look forward to seeing you in our newly renovated space!

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