Summer Hours and Services Summer hours for in-person library services begin on Monday, May 24, 2021. Read more about this announcement

Summer Hours and Services


The Tyler Libraries will begin summer hours on Monday, May 24, 2021.  When reopening, the Tyler Libraries will adhere to all college COVID-19 policies and protocols. Please refer to the college’s Health and Safety information page for current policies and protocols.

Summer Hours

Beginning on May 24, 2021 the following schedule applies to both campus libraries:

  • Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Closings
  • Juneteenth: Friday, June 18, 2021
  • Independence Day: July 1-5, 2021
  • The Libraries are also open for online assistance and contactless pick-up services for technology and book loans. Students and staff can request books, films, and other materials from the library for pick-up at either campus. If you need help with requests please text 1-804-331-9444 or email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

    Online Assistance


    Need research help or have a question about borrowing a laptop from the Libraries? Use the Ask-a-Librarian chat service to connect with the Tyler Libraries staff for general library information or research help. 

    Summer hours for the chat service are Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Can’t make it during these hours? The chat is available 24/7! the listed hours are for direct contact with the Tyler Libraries’ staff, but 24 hour coverage for general research help is provided by other colleges, universities, and institutions.

    You can also schedule an appointment with us! Use this form!

    On the go? Text the Tyler Libraries at 1-804-331-9444.


    Technology Loans

    Need to borrow a laptop, calculator, webcam, or wifi hotspot? Visit the Technology Loans page to find more information on borrowing these devices or place a request for the device using this form.

    To return spring technology loans, please return to the designated areas near security in the Administration Building (Midlothian) and Nicholas Center (Chester).

    If you need a renewal for Maymester or Summer classes, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to request a renewal.  Please note that the loan and renewal eligibility of some items are based on course enrollment and department policies. Macbooks cannot be renewed by the library.