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Library Hours

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Monday - Thursday9 a.m. - 6 p.m.9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday9 a.m. - 3 p.m.9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SaturdayClosed12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
SundayClosed2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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Use of Print Collections

Biola students, essential staff who have been approved to come on campus, and faculty 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 - for help with library research
      • 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

      • 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 After you create your account, you'll be able to log directly into Students, check out the Student Hub at 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.
      • Message from the Dean of the Library Regarding LINK+

        I am happy to announce that the Biola Library is able to reinstate the LINK+ service for our patrons. In September 2020 I announced cancelation of LINK+ due to budgetary constraints caused by the pandemic lockdowns. I also stated that we would work to restore the service if possible. We then worked with our vendor and adjusted our budget to seek a way forward to restore LINK+. I am pleased to report that we achieved our goal and we are now able to restore this popular service. We hope that our patrons will once again make use of LINK+, which enables rapid, unmediated access to library materials owned by other libraries through the state of California as well as neighboring states. Since this service is focused on lending physical books and media, we expect that it will be especially important as we anticipate our campus reopening in the spring of 2021.

        Dr. Gregg Geary, Dean of the Library

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