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In Response to COVID-19: Home

Special Collections public services update

General Information

Dear Berea College Community,

Hutchins Library would like to take this time to welcome those of you who are returning to campus, and we are doing our part to help keep our community safe and healthy. As you are undoubtedly aware, safety precautions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the look and feel of Hutchins Library. Several precautions have been made to make our building a safer place by reducing the chance of viral transmission. 

We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we work to create safe spaces and resources that respect the health and well-being of our community

Hutchins Library Hours of Operation

  • Sundays -- 2:00pm - Midnight
  • Mondays – Thursday: 7:45am  – Midnight
  • Friday -- 7:45am - 5:00pm
  • Saturdays: 10:00am - 6:00pm

General Guidelines:

  • Entrance to Hutchins Library will be by card access Monday - Thursday after 5:00pm.
  • Saturday and Sunday the library can only be accessed by those with an active Berea College ID or Access Card.
  • Special Collections and Archives have been re-arranged to comply with social distancing recommendations.  



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