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Regular Semester Hours

September 2021 - December 2021

Sunday: 1:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. (Closed holiday weekends)

Monday - Thursday: 8:00a.m. - 9:00p.m.

Friday: 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Fall Break

October 10 - October 12, 2021

Closed Sunday (10/10), Monday (10/11) and Tuesday (10/12)

Thanksgiving Recess

November 24 - 28, 2021

Open Wednesday (11/24) 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Closed Thursday (11/25), Friday (11/26), Saturday (11/27) and Sunday (11/28)

Winter Break

December 23, 2021 - January 19. 2022

Semester break hours: 8:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.

Closed December 24, 2021, December 31, 2021, and January 17, 2022


New Services!!


Now offering a helpful and versatile citation organizer tool.  Click here for a detailed user guide!

Book Pick-Up!!! 

Use Primo to search for books and other items on campus and arrange for pick-up!  Log into your library account using your Herkimer credentials, find the items you want and use the request feature.  You'll receive an email when items are ready.  Contact the library with any questions.

New procedure for using library study rooms:

Now when entering the library and after signing in, if you want to use a study room you must stop at the circulation desk and sign one out.  Please have your student ID ready.  This is so we can ensure the workspaces are properly sanitized in between each user.

The Latest From The Library


    COVID-19 LibGuide:

    Free resources for students and faculty...Links to the latest updates...Links to Cell Phone and Internet Provider information...AND MORE.

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Our Full-Service Library Offers:

  • A comfortable environment to study, read, and research
  • Equal services to on-campus and on-line students
  • More than 60,000 print books
  • 120,000 electronic books that can be accessed through an online catalog
  • 200 print periodicals subscriptions
  • A variety of online reference databases, providing access to thousands of magazines, journals, and reference works
  • Online Interlibrary Loan systems: PRIMO or ILLiad for books and articles, and agreements that allow students to borrow materials from other libraries
  • Introductions to Library resources through scheduled tours, workshops, courses, and one-on-one instruction.  Schedule Today!
  • Librarians to assist students most hours the Library is open and provide Research Help and Tips. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff looks forward to helping you with a wide array of topics, such as finding books and articles, taking full advantage of our collections, and properly citing your sources
  • Text service for quick Library answers available by texting 315-836-3796

The Latest Services and Features

  • Send a question to a Herkimer College Librarian! We are available to answer questions during open hours.

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  • Ask Us 24/7 Chat Service.  Is it after hours? Chat with another academic librarian 24 hours a day.

  • New York Times Online Free for all students, faculty and staff, including mobile and tablet apps.  Click here to activate your pass.  Must "re-up" once a year.  See Library for details.

  • Flipping through a digital magazine is fun and easy using Flipster.  Available via the Library Website (Databases—Flipster).  Magazines are viewable on desktop computers and mobile devices.  Off-campus, access requires logon using MyHerkimer credentials.