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Reference Services

The Reference Department at Ryan Library welcomes reference questions from Point Loma Nazarene University students, faculty, and staff*.

Use the chat box on this page, text (619) 592-8884, call (619) 849-2337, email us, or come by in person with your questions.

During the school year, Reference assistance is available at the following times:

Monday - Thursday

8 am to 10 pm


8 am to 4:30 pm


11 am to 6 pm


1 pm to 9 pm

Note: Research help is limited during holidays and school breaks.

*We regret that Ryan Library does not have the resources to answer questions from other (non-PLNU) individuals, unless the question concerns Ryan Library policies and procedures, library material unique to Point Loma, or other Point Loma Library-related information.


Summer Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed

We are closed the 4th of July.

Regular Hours

When classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters, Ryan Library is open daily. Hours vary for holidays, summer, and other school breaks; information regarding those hours will be posted on this page.

Monday - Thursday 7 am to 1 am
Friday 7 am to 5 pm
Saturday 11 am to 6 pm

1 pm to Midnight