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Mervyn H. Sterne Library Hours and Calendar: 2016 - 2017 (subject to change)
Hours for Fall and Spring        Hours for Summer        Fall 2016 Calendar        Spring 2017 Calendar

Hours for Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
Day(s) Regular Hours
Sunday Open at 1:00 p.m. *
Monday - Thursday OPEN *
Friday Close at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

* While the Library is open to the public during the day, access to the Library is limited beginning at 10:00 p.m. Between 10:00 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. the next day, only those with an official UAB ONE Card (older ID types will not work on the security card reader, only UAB ONE Cards) are allowed to enter or remain in the building. UAB Security is in the building to enforce this requirement.

Hours for Summer 2017
Day(s) Regular Hours
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


   Fall 2016 Calendar
August 29 Monday open 7:30 a.m. Regular hours begin
Fall semester begins
September 4 Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Early close for Labor Day holiday
September 5 Monday closed Labor Day holiday
September 6 Tuesday open at 7:30 a.m. Resume regular hours
November 19 - 20 Saturday - Sunday closed Fall/Thanksgiving break
November 21 - 22 Monday - Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fall/Thanksgiving break
November 23 Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fall/Thanskgiving break
November 24 - 26 Thursday - Saturday closed Fall/Thanksgiving break
November 27 Sunday open at 1:00 p.m. Resume regular hours
December 16 Friday close at 7:00 p.m. Final exams end
December 17 - 18 Saturday - Sunday closed  
December 19 - 22 Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
December 23 - 26 Friday - Monday closed Holidays
December 27 - 29 Tuesday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
December 30 - January 2 Friday - Monday closed Holidays
January 3 - 6 Tuesday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
January 7 - 8 Saturday - Sunday closed  


   Spring 2017 Calendar
January 9 Monday open at 7:30 a.m.
begin regular hours
Spring semester begins
January 15 Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. early close for Monday holiday
January 16 Monday closed Dr. Martin Luther King holiday
January 17 Tuesday open at 7:30 a.m. resume regular hours
March 12 Sunday closed Spring break
March 13 - 17 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Spring break
March 18 Saturday closed Spring break
March 19 Sunday open at 1:00 p.m. resume regular hours
April 28 Friday close at 7:00 p.m. final exams end
April 29 - 30 Saturday - Sunday closed  
May 1 - 5 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
May 6- 7 Saturday - Sunday closed