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April 18, 2013

Purdue Libraries to extend hours as students prepare for finals

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University Libraries will extend hours at four of its campus facilities to help students prepare for final exams.

The John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library will be open around the clock from Sunday (April 21) through May 4. The Hicks library opens at 1 p.m. Sunday (April 21) and will close at 5 p.m. May 4.

Three other libraries also will begin extended hours on Sunday.

The Siegesmund Engineering Library will be open continuously starting at 11 a.m. Sunday (April 21) through 5 p.m. May 4.

The Humanities, Social Science and Education Library will extend its hours until midnight Sunday (April 21) through Saturday (April 27).   Their hours will be extended until 2 a.m. on Sunday (April 28) through Thursday (May 2) during finals week and will be open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday (May 3) and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (May 4).

The Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics will be open continuously starting at 11 a.m. Sunday through midnight, April 26. Saturday hours will be 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and beginning at 11 a.m. April 28, the library will be open continuously through midnight, May 3. 

All other libraries will remain open normal hours.

The locations with extended hours will serve coffee and refreshments periodically during finals week.

For a list of all libraries hours, visit http://www.lib.purdue.edu/hoursList 

Contact: Beth McNeil, 765-496-2261, memcneil@purdue.edu