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Hours & Locations

Library Location

front of the library at dusk

The Biola University Library is centrally located on the campus and is adjacent to Metzger Hall, Rose Hall and the Student Health Center. The circular lantern on the top of the building can be seen from many campus locations. The Library contains the collections for all Biola University schools.


Library Hours

A current Biola ID or other Biola Library card is required for access through the entrance gates. See Library Access for more information.

Summer 2019: May 13 - September 2

Regular Hours (see exceptions below)

Day Hours
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Exceptions to Regular Hours

Day Hours
Saturday, May 25 - Monday, May 27 Closed for Memorial Day 
Thursday, July 4 - Saturday, July 6 Closed for Independence Day
Sunday, Sept. 1 - Monday, Sept. 2 Closed for Labor Day

The Information Desk will close 15 minutes prior to all closing times. Checkout will not be available at that time.

Fall 2019: September 3 - December 21

Regular Hours (see exceptions below)

Day Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Exceptions to Regular Hours

Day Hours
Wednesday, Nov. 27 7:30 a.m. - Noon
Thursday, Nov. 28 - Sunday, Dec. 1 Closed for Thanksgiving
Monday, Dec. 9 - Friday, Dec. 13 7:30 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 14 10 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 15 1 p.m. - 3 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 16 - Wednesday, Dec. 18 7:30 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 19 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
Friday, Dec. 20 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 21 Closed

The Information Desk will close 15 minutes prior to all closing times. Checkout will not be available at that time.


Holiday Hours:  December 22, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Day Hours
Sunday, Dec. 22 - Wednesday, Jan. 1 Closed for the Holidays
Thursday, Jan. 2 - Friday, Jan. 3 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 4 - Sunday, Jan. 5 Closed
Monday, Jan. 6 - Friday, Jan. 10 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 - Sunday, Jan. 12 Closed

The Information Desk will close 15 minutes prior to all closing times. Checkout will not be available at that time.