Hamilton Library Saturday Hours

The UH-Manoa Library has announced the addition of Saturday hours, commencing October 20. The full-text of this announcement is quoted below. Please note that the Hawaiian & Pacific Collections continue to follow their standard hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.; closed Saturdays and holidays. Text of announcement:

Chancellor Tom Apple and the UH Manoa Library announce the extension of library hours at Hamilton Library for the 2012-13 academic year. Chancellor Apple has articulated the importance of the library in the academic institution as the heart of the organization that supports all schools, colleges and departments.

Chancellor Apple and other Manoa campus administrators worked together to secure one-time funding to provide Saturday access to Hamilton Library until the end of the Spring semester in 2013.

Beginning this Saturday, October 20, 2012, through May 11, 2013, Hamilton Library will resume open building hours on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Library will provide services for circulation, general reference, computer support (CLIC Lab) and business counter operations. There will be no specialized reference services such as Asia, Hawaiian, Pacific, Science and Technology nor Government Documents at this time.

The Library will be closed during holidays and "Manoa Green Days" in the winter. See building hours, holidays and closed dates below.

Hamilton Library's Saturday Hours:

Building Hours 9:00 am. - 5:00 p.m.

Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences Reference Desk 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.

Circulation Desk (Checkout) 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Microforms Service Desk 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Business Office 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon (refer to Sinclair Library Business Counter 12 noon - 4:30 p.m.)

Hamilton CLIC (Computer Lab) 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (staffed by ITS)

Closed Saturday dates:

November 24, 2012 Thanksgiving weekend

December 15, 22, & 29, 2012 Manoa Green Days, winter holiday

January 5, 2013 Manoa Green Days, winter holiday

March 30, 2013 Spring break

The Library will continue to work with UH Manoa administration in an effort to secure ongoing funding to the Library's base budget to make sure Saturday access continues in future academic years.

For more information, contact Teri Skillman at 956-8688 or


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