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Library Hours

Open for Pick-Up Only

To support the research efforts of Biola students, staff, and faculty, the Library will be open for pick-up service beginning June 8. Pick-up service hours are Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Pick-up service is only available to faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students.
  • Books and media items available for checkout can be requested through the Library Catalog or LINK+ Catalog.
  • Requests cannot be made over the phone or in-person.
  • Requested items must be picked up at the entrance to the library during open hours, and a mask MUST be worn to enter the building.
  • No other in-person library services are available at this time.
  • LINK+ items must be returned to the book drop located outside the entrance to the library.
  • Biola-owned items can be returned to the book drop located outside the entrance to the library or mailed to the following address:

          Biola University
          Attention: Library Access Services Department
          13800 Biola Ave.
          La Mirada, CA 90639


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

    Library News

    • Access to Online Library Resources Will be Unavailable on Saturday, August 8, 8 AM - 5 PM

      Biola’s campus internet and websites will be down for maintenance for up to 9 hours on Saturday, August 8, between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The purpose of this maintenance is to replace the campus network firewalls in Biola’s datacenter. During this time, access to most online library resources will be unavailable. Please plan your time accordingly. 

      For assistance with any Biola technology service please contact the IT Helpdesk at it.helpdesk@biola.edu.

    • LINK+ Borrowing Resumes

      LINK+ services are back! Faculty, staff, and currently-enrolled students may request available books and media items through the LINK+ Catalog.

      • Requested items must be picked up at the entrance to the library during open hours.
      • A mask MUST be worn to enter the building.
      • LINK+ items must be returned to the book drop located outside the entrance to the library.
    • Library Services Still Available

      Need help finding sources for an upcoming assignment? Librarians and staff are still available to help you remotely. Use the Ask Us service to chat with a library staff member, send an email, or schedule a research consultation with a librarian during a time that works for you. LibChat is available Monday through Friday 9 AM - 5 PM. See Library Resources & Services During COVID-19 to stay up to date.


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