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African Studies Library Hours

All branches of the Boston University Libraries’ system on the Charles River Campus are closed effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm ET.

You can continue to reach us via the BU Libraries’ Ask A Librarian service. We’ll respond via chat, email, or text as soon as we can. We look forward to hearing from you.

When our physical spaces are closed, our digital resources, services, tools and expertise continue to be available to you, supporting teaching, learning and research at BU. The  Ask A Librarian page will also provide further details about  adjustments to services, circulation policies and more.

Regular Hours (Suspended)

Wednesday, March 18 9am – 5pm
After Wednesday, March 18 Closed

Holidays & Exceptions

Mon. Sept. 2, 2019 Labor Day Closed
Mon. Oct. 14, 2019 Columbus Day Closed
Thurs. Nov. 27 – Fri.
Nov. 28 , 2019
Thanksgiving Closed
 Dec. 24  –  Jan. 1, 2020 Intersession Closed
Mon. Jan. 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Closed
Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 Presidents Day Closed
Mon. April 20, 2020 Patriots Day Closed
Mon. May 25, 2020 Memorial Day Closed
Fri. July 3, 2020 Independence Day Closed


Please Note:  In the event of a BU weather emergency closing, the African Studies Library will be closed.