Attention: Beginning January 13, 2020, Bierce Library will temporarily close early, at 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday nights. The Science & Technology Library in ASEC will stay open until midnight.).
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Named for Civil-War era General Lucius Bierce, whose personal library constituted the first collection of the University Libraries, Bierce Library opened in its present four-story facility on Buchtel Common in 1973. Within this library are resources and services that support the humanities, fine and applied arts, social sciences, and business. Amenities such as a coffee shop, group project areas, viewing and listening carrels, and private study rooms provide an atmosphere conducive to learning.
Beginning Monday, January 13, 2020, Bierce Library will temporarily close early, at 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday nights while construction on our upgraded network is completed. To provide consistent library services, the Science & Technology Library in ASEC will remain open until midnight Sunday through Thursday nights. Library hours will return to standard when the construction is complete.