Hours

MLK, Jr Day Holiday

The Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 17th in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday. Both the Dental and the Isché Libraries will reopen at 8am on Tuesday, January 18th. In addition, the Isché Library will be open from 9:30am-6pm on Saturday and 11:30am-8pm on Sunday as usual.

Winter Break Hours

The Isché Library will be closing at 6pm from Monday, December 20th through Thursday, December 23rd.

Both the Dental and Isché Libraries will be closed from Friday, December 24th through Monday, January 3rd for the official university holidays. The Libraries will re-open on Tuesday, January 4th at 8am and will resume normal hours.

Electronic access to books and journals will be available during the break but chat, circulation and research services will not. Additionally the Library Commons downtown should be available while the Libraries are closed.

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Thanksgiving Hours

The LSUHSC Libraries will be closed Thursday-Friday, November 25-26th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Isché Library will close at 6pm on Wednesday, November 24th and will be closed on Saturday, November 27th but will be open on Sunday, November 28th from 11:30am to 8pm.

Both Libraries will be open Monday, November 29th at 8am. And resume their current reduced hours.

ReOpening – Downtown Library

The Ische Library on the Downtown campus will reopen on Monday, September 13th at 8am and will resume full operation.

The Dental Library will remain closed while remediation from Hurricane Ida occurs.

4th of July Holiday

The LSUHSC Libraries, and the LSUHSC campuses, will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of the 4th of July holiday. In addition, the Isché Library will be closed on Saturday, July 3rd and Sunday, July 4th.

Both Libraries will be open regular hours on Tuesday, July 6th.

Libraries Extending Hours

On Monday, April 5, 2021, both campus libraries will extend their hours.

The downtown campus Isché Library will be open:
Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 10pm
Friday 7:30am – 6pm
Saturday 9:30am – 6pm
Sunday 9:30am – 10pm

The city park campus Dental Library will be open:
Monday – Thursday 8am -6pm
Friday 8am – 5pm

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Easter Hours

The Libraries will be closed for the Easter University Holiday from Friday, April 2nd through Sunday, April 4th. Additionally the Isché Library will close at 6pm on Thursday, April 1st.

Both Libraries will reopen on Monday morning, April 5th.

Carnival Hours

With no parades happening this year, the Libraries will maintain their current hours, except that the Isché Library will close at 6pm on Lundi Gras (February 15th) at 6pm.

Both Libraries will be closed for Mardi Gras (February 16th), as this is a university holiday. Go eat some king cake and check out some House Floats and stay safe!

MLK, Jr Day Hours

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, the Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021. The Isché Library will be open its current regular hours over the weekend.

Libraries are Open!

Welcome back! And Hello 2021! Both the Isché and Dental Libraries are now open. And are back to our Phase 3 hours.

Isché Library: Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm; Friday 8am-6pm; Saturday 9:30am-6pm; Sunday 11:30am-8pm

Dental Library: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Libraries are Closed for Winter Break

Both the Libraries are now closed for Winter Break. We will reopen on Monday, January 4th at 8am with our Phase 3 hours.

Electronic Resources are available while we are closed, refer to our Off Campus Access page for assistance.

Winter Break Hours

The Isché Library will begin Winter Break hours on Monday, December 21st. The Library will close at 6pm from the 21st through the 23rd. The Dental Library will maintain its shorter Phase 3 hours.

Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will be closed December 24th through January 3rd. Both Libraries will resume Phase 3 hours when we reopen in January.

Thanksgiving Hours

The Libraries (both Dental and Isché) will be closed Thursday-Saturday, November, 26-28. Additionally, the Isché Library will be closing at 6pm on Wednesday, November 25. The Isché Library will be open on Sunday, November 29.

The Libraries continue to be in Phase 3 for our regular hours. Also, the Libraries continue to be open to badge holders only.

Libraries Open

The LSUHSC Libraries (both downtown and Dental) are open today, their normal hours. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, all campuses continue to be limited to badge holders.

Libraries Early Closure 10/28/2020 – Hurricane Zeta

Another week, another Hurricane… the Libraries will close at noon on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 due to threat from Hurricane Zeta. We hope to reopen on Thursday, October 29th at our regular time of 8am.