Today’s Service Hours

8:00am to 12:00am

Service Calendar


Library services are available to Villanova University students, faculty, and staff during posted Service Hours. Masks must be worn on all floors and spaces of the building, regardless of vaccination status. Service hours are subject to change due to university breaks and holidays.

Research librarians are available for assistance Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm or by appointment.

service hours this week

Service Hours 

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 12:00am
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 12:00am

Book Stacks Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 11:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 11:30am

24/7 Building Access

Villanova University students, faculty and staff with a valid Wildcard have 24/7 card access to the first, second, and ground floors of the Main Library, and all three floors of Old Falvey.

Library entrance doors LOCK at 8:00pm Sunday - Thursday during academic semesters. A valid Wildcard is required to enter the building after this time.

Book stacks remain open until 11:30pm, with desk services ending at 12:00am during the academic year. On Friday and Saturday, the library entrance doors and the book stacks will lock at 4:30pm, with desk services ending at 5:00pm.  

Students who encounter difficulty using 24/7 study spaces may contact Public Safety for assistance at 610-519-6979 or via the NovaSafe application on their mobile device.

Note: 24/7 study areas may not be accessible during extended breaks and holidays. Call 610-519-4270 for additional information.

Courtesy patron and Visitor Hours

Courtesy patrons and visitors not mentioned above may enter the Library during the following times*:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Visiting hours are effective Monday, August 23, 2021 - Friday, December 17, 2021.

*Visiting hours are based upon library service desk hours, and are subject to change without notice based on the university's academic calendar.

Visitors must check in at the service desk and present a valid photo identification card. The photo ID will be held at the service desk during the visit. 


Hours for Learning Commons Services

Please visit the individual links from the Learning Commons page to find information on service hours.