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Nimitz Library


Nimitz Library is primarily for the use of USNA Midshipmen, Faculty and Staff. Retired military living in the Annapolis area and authorized researchers may make use of the Library's resources under certain conditions. For more details please review our Borrowing Eligibility and About the Library pages, or contact the Library Director, Larry Clemens.

Fall/Spring Academic Hours

The Library may deviate from our regular hours during holidays, events, and home football games.  Special announcements about our hours also appear on the Library's home page

Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Library* 0730-2245* 0730-1600* Closed 1500-2245
Research Help Desk
& Chat Service
0800-1600** Closed 1500-2200***
Special Collections **** 1230-1630 1230-1600 Closed Closed

Note: *There will be no staffing of the service points between 1700 and 1800 M-F. 
         **Closed for lunch 1200-1300
         ***Closed for dinner 1700-1800
         ****Special Collections & Archives is open to researchers by appointment only M-F, 0800-1200 except Federal Holidays. To schedule an appointment please call 410-293-6917 or contact Jennifer Bryan .

Federal Holiday Hours

On most Federal Holidays the Library is open: 1000-2245.

The Library is closed on the following Federal Holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day,  December 24, and Christmas Day.

Detailed Schedule Information

Academic Semester Summer 2022

Summer Hours
Begin Saturday, 14 May 2022
Monday – Friday, 0730 -1700
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

Regular hours of operation for the Nimitz Library during the Spring Semester are the same as the Fall Semester.

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