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Reopening: Home


library logoReopening Announcement

Social distancing and safety measures are in place with reduced hours. Walker Library now has a live occupancy counter available. The occupancy rate is based on our social distance configuration. You can use the counter to learn how many people are in the library and help inform your decision on when to visit the library.

For more information about MTSU's reopening plans and COVID-19 related updates please visit the MTSU Response to Coronavirus page.

On-campus students can use library spaces to attend their Zoom classes. Learn more about using Zoom in the library to attend a remote class.

Spring Semester Hours

Library Hours for Spring Semester 2021

Monday - Thursday: 7:00am -12:00am
Friday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 12:00am

What to Expect at the Library

New Protocols

Wearing a cloth face mask or face covering is mandatory in the library.

No group study or activity is allowed, and all library users must social distance by staying at least 6ft apart.

Only one person allowed in the elevators at a time.

Follow all signs for new library rules and procedures.

Food may only be consumed in the individual study rooms. You may remove your mask to eat, but must put it back on as soon as you are finished.

Open Library Spaces

All library spaces are open.

  • 1st floor study areas, tables, chairs, and PCs are available for use.
    • Furniture has been rearranged to allow one person per table and limit the number of people in one area.
    • Every other computer on the 1st floor is available.
  • 2nd floor Mac lab is open, and every other computer is available as are some scanners.
  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor bookstacks are open.
  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor computers are open.
  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor study areas and quiet zones are open.
  • The Makerspace is open.
  • Listening & Viewing Center by appointment only.
  • Special Collections by appointment only.

Closed Library Spaces

All library spaces are currently open

Continued Library Services

You may come into the library to access our physical collection and check materials or continue to use our convenient Pull & Hold service.

We are still supporting remote teaching, learning, and scholarship. Visit our Remote Services page to learn more.

Learn more about using Zoom in the library to attend a remote class.

Ask Us! virtual reference chat is available for all reference questions.

Virtual Reference Hours

Monday – Friday:  8:00-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00-2:00 pm
Sunday:  2:00-5:00 pm