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Library Information: Library Hours

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You can also connect via text message at 619-592-8884 or by email.

Research Help Hours

The Research Help Desk at Ryan Library welcomes reference and research 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.

During the academic year, research help is generally available at the following times:

Monday - Thursday

10 am to 9 pm


10 am to 4:30 pm


No librarian available


4 pm to 8 pm (chat/email only)

Note: Research help is limited during holidays and school breaks. Summer hours are generally 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

*At times, Ryan Library may not have the capacity to assist other users with their research needs unless the question concerns Ryan Library policies and procedures, library material unique to PLNU, or other Ryan Library-related information.


Library Hours of Operation

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

1 pm to Midnight