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Library Hours

January 25 - February 28, 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.

All Library Hours and Exceptions

COVID Update

The library is not open for general use. However, Biola students, faculty, and essential staff who have been approved to come on campus can request and pick up materials from the library using the Library Pick-up Service. Course reserves and reference material can only be viewed at the library entrance by appointment.

Biola students and faculty can use the Mail to Home Service to request books to be mailed to their home. 

Biola students, staff, and faculty can request scans of journal articles and book chapters from our print collection through Interlibrary Loan.

Library Help

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
        For help with library research
      • Information Desk: (562) 903-4838
        For general information, borrowing, renewals, or fines
      • Reception Desk: (562) 903-4712
        For questions about library entrance, library cards, or lost and found
      • Main Number: (562) 903-4834

      Library News

      • 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.

      • How to Access The Wall Street Journal

        Do you know that all Biola students, staff, and faculty have unlimited access to The Wall Street Journal? Take advantage of this valuable resource by activating your membership at WSJ.com/ActivateBiola. After you create your account, you'll be able to log directly into wsj.com. Students, check out the Student Hub at students.wsj.com for curated content on job hunting, professional development, work/life balance, and personal finance. Run into problems signing up? Chat with the library by clicking the red chat button on the library's website.

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