We update this site continuously, so please refer to it for the most current information about operations.  Need more information?  Ask a librarian.

11/30 - 12/18: Open for carry-out and printing

To borrow library materials:

  • Place holds online
  • Carry-out: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Or, request Home Delivery Service

To return library materials: Valley Library book drops are open and checked daily.

Printing in The Valley Library Lobby: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For research help: Ask a librarian

12/19 - 1/3: The Valley Library building will be closed

  • Digital services will be available
  • There may be delays filling requests because several of our partner libraries will be closed or limiting services

Regular Winter term hours begin 1/4/2021

  • Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Main floor access, by reservation only
  • Java II open without reservation


Special Collections & Archives Research Center staff is available by appointment for virtual reference assistance Monday - Friday and will offer by appointment-only onsite collections consultations during winter term. Please see the SCARC website (http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/) 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. Pickup of library materials is available Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.   For more information, contact hmsc.library@oregonstate.edu.

The OSU-Cascades Library space is open for OSU Cascades community only (keycard access).  For current hours visit https://cascades.library.oregonstate.edu. For more information, contact library@osucascades.edu.

OSULP has prepared a guide with more details about specific services, access to collections, and, most importantly, contact information, at https://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/coronavirus.  

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. Check the Java II website for updates. 

Special Collections & Archives For questions or research inquiries, email scarc@osulibrary.oregonstate.edu

Branch Hours

Cascades Campus Library

  • The library space is  open during terms to OSU-Cascades students, faculty and staff only
    • Monday – Friday
    • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Connect with us via email at library@osucascades.edu


Guin Library


The McDowell Veterinary Library

cvmlibrary@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6782