Virtual Hours

We are online for chat services:

Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You may also connect with us via email, text, or phone

Building Access

July 20 - September 7:  Summer Terms 4-5 

The Valley Library and Guin Library buildings will be closed. The Java II area in Valley Library will be open and available as a study space from 10am to 4pm (Monday - Friday). This space will not be staffed. There will be outdoor study spaces available on the Library Plaza.

  • We will continue our digital services including Ask a Librarian, research consultations, instruction support, and more.
  • Interlibrary Loan services will be available. We will continue to offer Scan and Deliver services, and to mail physical items to users. Summit services may resume at a later date.
  • Book drops will be open and monitored for returned items. However, due dates will be extended and users will continue to be encouraged to keep materials until the building reopens.
  • We will process purchase requests for course materials and other resources.


September 8 - September 22: Summer Intersession

The Main Floor of the Valley Library building will be open:

  • September 8-11: 11am - 2pm, Tuesday-Friday
  • September 14-22: 10am - 5pm, Monday-Friday

We will continue all digital services outlined above, including Scan and Deliver and Interlibrary Loan. The circulation desk will be open when the building is open. Physical materials can be put on hold and picked up in the library or they will be mailed.

Special Collections & Archives staff is available for consult on virtual reference hours Monday - Friday and anticipates opening by appointment only in fall term. Please see the SCARC website ( for more details.

The Guin Library building at the Hatfield Marine Science Center remains closed to the public, faculty, staff and students until further notice. For more information, contact

The OSU-Cascades Library space remains closed until further notice. For more information, contact

OSULP has prepared a guide with more details about specific services, access to collections, and, most importantly, contact information, at We update this site continuously, so please refer to it for the most current information about operations.

Library Partner Services

The Undergrad Research & Writing Studio is open online only. Studio and Graduate Writing Consultants are available for Zoom or telephone appointments through the Online Writing Suite.

The Grad Student Commons is closed. Academic support services are being delivered online. Check the Grad Student Commons website for contact information and details. 

The Student Multimedia Studio will be by appointment only. Check their website for details. 

Our Little Village at the Library is closed. Check the Family Resource Center website for updates. 

The Mole Hole at the Library is closed.

Java II is closed until September. Check the Java II website for updates. 

Special Collections & Archives For questions or research inquiries, email

Branch Hours

Cascades Campus Library

  • Virtual Hours Only - Online Service
    • Monday – Friday
    • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Connect with us via email at


Guin Library


The McDowell Veterinary Library or 541-737-6782