Library Hours and Events

Library Building Hours

Contact Library Services

Call: (760) 750-4348

Spring Semester 2024, January 21 - May 18
Monday – Thursday 7AM – 12AM
Friday 7AM – 5PM
Saturday 9AM – 5PM
Sunday 12PM – 12AM

Spring Break: 

March 18 – 22


8AM – 5PM


Sunday, March 17 Closed- Spring Break
Saturday, March 23 Closed - Spring Break
Monday, April 1 Cesar Chavez Day (observed)

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Ways to get Research Help

Chat reference is available 24/7.

CSUSM Librarians are available 8am-9pm, M-Th, and 8am-3pm on Fridays. On evenings and weekends, a non-CSUSM librarian may respond to chat questions.



In person reference is available M-F 10am-3pm, except for holiday closures. Please visit 3rd floor Checkout Desk and ask to speak with a Librarian.


Telephone: (760) 750-4391


Email your subject librarian at any time for specialized help (expect a 24-48 hour turnaround time).

For general research questions email us at


For holidays and early closures, refer to Library Building Hours.