Library Reopening | August 9

This notice is from the archives of The Notice Board. Information contained in this notice was accurate at the time of publication but may no longer be so.

This is the Library news you have been waiting for! The Library will reopen on Monday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m.

Things you should be aware of:


The Library and its Online Assistance hours of operation are as follows:

  • Monday to Friday — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Weekends and holidays — Closed

Fall hours of operation will begin Tuesday, Sept. 7. Click here for detailed hours.



Though most restrictions have been lifted, the following measures are in place:

  • Get vaccinated and enter the uLethbridge It’s Worth a Shot contest
  • Do not come to campus if you are not feeling well
  • Complete the Daily Health Check using the Safe App or through the Being on Campus Registry 
  • Wear a mask
  • Wash and sanitize your hands often
  • Practice respiratory hygiene/coughing etiquette
  • Maintain two metres physical distancing whenever possible


All available study space, including bookable group workrooms, will be accessible.

There are ongoing collection maintenance (e.g., cleaning and shifting, etc.) projects and renovations being performed in the Library and there will be additional noise associated with the work. Signage will be placed in affected areas and additional notices will be provided.



Lethbridge & Area
The Anderson Hall (AH176) pick up and return location will be closed after 4 p.m. on Friday, August 6.

Starting August 9, all collections will be accessible, and patrons (including alumni and community) are able to browse and borrow from those collections. Short term laptop, media equipment, and physical Reserve Collection lending will be available.

Lending of materials will be performed from the Library’s Services Desk and on-campus returns will only be accepted there.

Distance Patrons
The Library continues to provide FREE distance delivery to members of the University Community who reside farther than a 90 km radius from Lethbridge and reside in Canada. Click here for distance delivery service details.


During the closure, the transfer of fines to the Cash Office was suspended on student accounts. Starting Sept. 7, any fines on student accounts will move to the Cash Office for payment.

You can view any fines accrued on your account during the closure by accessing your Library record before Sept. 7. After Sept. 7, students can view any fines in the Bridge.

To appeal any fine, contact Jesse Malinsky (


Research Help services will be provided online for the duration of the summer semester — please use our Ask Us suite of services. In addition to our traditional Ask Us services, we support bookable Teams interactions.

Click here for a directory of online resources provided by the Library that includes, but is not limited to, live chat and research support, digital collections, interlibrary loan services, technology support, Library social media and more.

Research Help will include in-person and online support in the fall semester.



Library Science 0520 (Indigenous Student Success Cohort only) and Library Science 2000 credit courses will be available in the Fall 2021 semester.

For non-credit workshop opportunities, follow our social media accounts (FacebookInstagram, and/or Twitter), browse our Events Calendar, or the Project Sandbox site. Many of the Library’s non-credit workshop opportunities can be applied to your MyExperience transcript.


The University Library is not formally associated with the university’s Bookstore. If you have questions related to Bookstore purchases, services, etc., click here.


If you have any questions related to this delivery of service, please email or submit comments or suggestions online. For online assistance and research support, use our Ask Us suite of services.

Keep up to date with developments in the University Library by following us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and the University Noticeboard. Click here to read other frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to services and COVID-19.

We appreciated your patience and understanding and look forward to providing our full suite of services in person to you all in the fall semester.


Jesse Malinsky | |