Student Support

Library Hours and Days Closed


In order to meet the needs of the students and staff of Santa Monica College, full library services are provided during all academic sessions. The Library's schedule of operation is based on the College's academic calendar; the Library is closed on College holidays and when classes are not in session. A voice-mail message on the main library phone number will provide users with current library hours and upcoming holidays 310-434-4334.

Fall and Spring Semesters

Day Time
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Winter Session

Day Time
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Summer Session

Weeks 1-6

Day Time
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Weeks 7-8

Day Time
Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday - Sunday Closed

The Library is Closed on the Following Days

Fall 2021 (Aug. 30-Dec. 21)

September 6, Labor Day

November 11, Veterans Day

November 25-26, Thanksgiving Holiday


December 22-January 3

Winter 2022 (Jan. 4-Feb. 10)

January 17, Martin Luther King Holiday


February 11-13

Spring 2022 (Feb. 14-June 14)

March 4, Staff Development Day

March 15, Staff Development Day

April 11-15, Spring Break

May 30, Memorial Day


June 15-19

Summer 2022 (June 20-July 29)

July 4, Independence Day