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library hours

current library hours (effective nov. 21)

sunday 12 pm - 8 pm
monday - friday  8 am - 8 pm
saturday 10 am - 4 pm

Reading Rooms & General Collection (Stacks)

reference reading room hours periodicals reading room hours general collection (stacks) hours

the stacks (general collection) is closed to the public at this time. vuu students, faculty, and staff with their id can come in and request items from the stacks at the desk and a staff member will pull and have the item or items waiting at the circulation desk for check-out. you may also call (804) 257-5822 or email to request items from the general collection.

questions, please call the circulation desk at (804) 257-5822.

exceptions to regular hours   

  • the l. douglas wilder library and learning resource center is currently closed to the public. vuu students who do not reside on campus, please make an appointment to come on campus to use the library.
  • vuu faculty, staff and students: you will need your current vuu id to use the library and a face covering is required for all users while in the library.
  • for your safety, please observe all library signage, especially signage regarding covid-19 safety precautions.
  • please consider using library resources remotely. information on how to do this can be found in the using the library remotely: online library resources guide at //
  • for addtional information regarding current library procedures and protocols with regard to covid-19, please refer to the l. douglas wilder library covid-19 response guide at ​//