Published: April 27, 2022

Norlin is open on the weekend:

Saturday: 10am – 6pm

Sunday: 10am – 8pm


  • May 7 - 8, Closed
  • May 28 – 30, Closed


    Scroll down to check out all the ways we can help make your summer the best it can be! Whether you need to hustle on your research project or relax with a great book or show, this guide has got you covered. 




    Research & Courses

    Consultations and course materials


    Upcoming events from the University Libraries


    Stay up to date on current affairs


    Reading recommendations, Buffs One Read and popular collections


    Streaming services and DVDs

    Libraries Hours

    Norlin Library & Norlin Commons

    August 28 – December 22
    Monday – Thursday: 7:45am – 11pm*
    Friday: 7:45am – 6pm
    Saturday: 10am – 6pm
    Sunday: 10am – 11pm*

    *Starting November 5, Norlin Commons open until midnight, Sun – Thurs


    • September 2 – 4: Closed
    • Closed Saturdays of home football games
      • September 9, 16, 30; Nov 4, 11
    • Fall Break
      • November 18 – 19: Closed
      • November 20 – 21: 9am – 5pm
      • November 22: 9am – 12pm
      • November 23 – 26: Closed
    • Finals (Dec 15 – 22): See below

    Business Library, Earth Sciences & Map Library

    August 28 – December 22
    Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm


    • September 4: Closed
    • October 13: Earth Sciences & Map Library open 9am – 3pm
    • Fall Break (November 18 – 26): Closed
    • December 22: Business Library Closed

    Ask a Librarian

    August 28 – December 22
    Instant message (virtual)
    Monday – Thursday: 9am – 8pm
    Friday: 9am – 5pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 1 – 5pm

    In-person at Norlin Library
    Monday – Thursday (Ask A Librarian desk, 2nd fl):
    10am – 4pm
    Friday (Norlin East Service Desk, 1st fl):
    10am – 4pm
    Saturday and Sunday: Closed


    • September 2 – 4: Closed
    • Fall Break (November 18 – 26): Closed
    • December 22: Closed

    Research & Courses

    Ask us anything or go in-depth with a personal research consultation.

    Ask a Librarian

    We're here to help with your research. Get information and assistance with off-campus access to library resources.

    Request a research consultation

    A personal research consultation can help you refine and focus research topics, develop successful search strategies and more.

    Course Reserves

    You can access some of the materials for your class through the libraries!

    Rare and Distinctive Collections Research

    Get answers to your questions about our rare and distinct collections!



    Keep up-to-date on the latest events with access to the news!

    The New York Times

    Access breaking news, opinions, analysis and more!

    Wall Street Journal

    Find out the latest news in business, the economy and more!


    Browse our popular reading collections and join the campus community with the Buffs One Read.


    Buffs One Read

    Join Buffs One Read with the latest selection, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants.

    Now that’s what I call a summer media list!

    Brought to you by YOU! Read recommendations from CU Boulder students, faculty and staff.


    Our collections and streaming services will keep you entertained all summer long.

    DVD Collection

    Use OneSearch to find DVDs in our collections!


    Over 8500 films, documentaries, educational and training videos.

    Swank Digital Campus

    With latest releases, classics, foreign films, documentaries and tv shows, Swank has over 25,000 titles to choose from.