Countway Open to All HUID Holders

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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

  • The library is open to Harvard ID holders only.
  • Patrons may enter the library via our new entrance at 695 Huntington Avenue or our original entrance at 10 Shattuck Street.
  • Effective March 7, 2022, face masks are optional 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 café area tables.
  • Cleaning kits are available at each seat if needed.
  • Our print collections on L1 remain closed due to a library-wide digitization project.
  • Patrons are encouraged to reserve materials online.
  • Self check-out stations are available in the L1 atrium and on the 2nd floor in the Russell Reading Room.
  • Book pickup is 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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