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Spring Break Update: Services, Hours, and Brief Interruption of Wheelchair Access

Spring Break is nearly here! For those of you who will be in the Albany area for all, or part of the break, Dewey Library will be open weekdays daily until 6pm. Please also note that upgrades to the Downtown campus fire alarm system will cause some changes and limitations in wheelchair access to the building during the first part of break.


Building Hours during Break

  • Saturday, March 12 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday, March 13 11:00am - 7:00pm
  • Monday, March 14 8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 15 8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 16 8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday, March 17 8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday, March 18 8:30am - 6:00pm

Reference Hours

  • Saturday, March 12 CLOSED
  • Sunday, March 13 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Monday, March 14 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 15 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 16 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday, March 17 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday, March 18 10:00am - 5:00pm

Wheelchair Access During Break

Fire alarm upgrades in Draper Hall will briefly interrupt the usual route for wheelchair access into the Library. On Friday, March 11th, Draper's basement and ramp will close at 3pm and remain closed until 7am Saturday. Building access and egress for Dewey can be conducted via the Husted ramp during that time. On Monday the 14th, Draper's 1st floor will close at 3pm, as will the peristyle from Husted to Draper. If you need to access the library during this time, please call the circulation desk at (518) 442-3693 to request assistance coming in through our group study room, which is accessible via the ramp leading to Draper's basement, which will be open at that time. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Have Questions?

As always, help is available! Contact the Circulation Desk at (518) 442-3693 or the Reference Desk at (518) 442-3691.


Blog Created By: Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno and Rebekah Jarvis-Girtler
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