Clark Memorial Library

Student Guide to Library Services

An introduction to library services for students.

Ask A Librarian

Contact the library by phone Phone: (740) 351- 3255

Contact the library by text Text: (740) 313-4333

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Services for Students

Clark Memorial Library offers many different services, all geared towards helping you succeed during your college career. From books in our catalog or from other universities, to quiet study areas and computers for your use, we hope to help you in your college career. And if you need help, please don't hesitate to ask!

The library is open 91 hours per week and the library's sizable electronic collection is open 24/7 at

The Bear Cave, Shawnee State University's 24/7 study space, is also located in the library.

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Library Hours

Holidays & Days Closed
May 28th - Memorial Day
July 4th - Independence Day
September 3rd - Labor Day
October 4 & 5 - Fall Break (library open 8:00 am - 5:00 pm), Closed Saturday, October 6th & Sunday, October 7th, Bear Cave will be open regular hours
November 12th - Veterans Day
November 21st - Thanksgiving Break; no classes; university open, library open 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
November 22nd - November 24th - Thanksgiving Break; Library closed
November 25th - Thanksgiving Break; Library open 4:00 pm - Midnight
December 24th & 25th - Christmas Holiday
December 26th - 31st - Winter Break
January 1st - New Year's holiday

Semester Hours
Monday – Thursday – 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday – 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday - Noon - Midnight

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Break Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed