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Library Hours

January 25 - March 31, 2021

WeekdayPick-up ServiceChat Service
Monday - Thursday9 a.m. - 6 p.m.9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday9 a.m. - 3 p.m.9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SaturdayClosed12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
SundayClosed2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

COVID Update

The library is not open for general use; however, the following services are available to Biola students, staff, and faculty:

  • Biola members who have been approved to come on campus can request and pick up materials from the library using the Library Pick-up Service.
  • Biola members who have been approved to come on campus can view course reserves and reference material at the library entrance by appointment.
  • Biola members can use our Mail to Home Service to request books to be mailed to their home. 
  • Biola members can request scans of journal articles and book chapters from our print collection through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Use the Ask Us service to chat with a library staff member, send an email, or make an appointment for a research consultation with a librarian.

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      • Ask Us - chat, email, or research consultations
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      • Information Desk: (562) 903-4838
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      • Reception Desk: (562) 903-4712
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      • Main Number: (562) 903-4834

      Library News

      • Sleep Week 2021: Rest in the Mess

        During the week of March 1-5, join our community in pursuing rest in the midst of the mess - whatever this might look like for you - so that, in the midst of uncertainty and instability, we might be a source of encouragement and strengthening to each other. Need ideas for rest this week? Check out these resources selected to encourage intentionality in practicing resting in the mess.

      • Library Services Available During COVID

        While the library is not open for general use, Biola members who have been approved to come to campus can request and pick up materials from the library using the Library Pick-up Service. Biola students, staff, and faculty can also use our Mail to Home Service to request books to be mailed to their home. Need help finding a resource? Use the Ask Us service to chat with a library staff member, send an email, or make an appointment for a research consultation with a librarian.

        • Request Books and Media Through LINK+

          Biola students, staff, and faculty can request books and media items not available at Biola through the LINK+ Catalog. LINK+ is a consortium of 60 public and academic libraries in California and Nevada. Requested items are delivered via a courier service in 2-4 business days and picked up at the Information Desk. Collections include nonfiction, popular fiction, feature films, and other special collections. Stock up now!

          See LINK+ for more information.


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