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Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library

Open until 10pm - Full Hours /

Library Hours

The College of Veterinary Medicine complex is currently accessible only to members of the College of Veterinary Medicine community.

If you’re not a member of the College of Veterinary Medicine community, then you must request access by emailing Chris Dunham, Head of User Services, at cd332@cornell.edu.

It takes about 1-2 business days to process your request. We’ll let you know by email once your request has been approved. Then you’ll be able to use your ID card to enter the complex through the Veterinary Education Center Atrium door.

A quick note: You must renew your request for access every semester.

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am to 10 pm
Friday: 7:30 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 8 am to 10 pm
Sunday: 8 am to 10 pm

The library closes to observe of the following holidays:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day

Winter Recess typically begins after the last day of exams at the College.

Monday – Thursday: 9 am to 4 pm
Friday: 9 am to 3 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

The library is closed between December 24 (Christmas Eve) and January 1 (New Year’s Day).

The library is open on a modified schedule during spring break. Precise hours vary from year to year.

Monday-Friday: 9 am to 4 pm
Friday: 9 am to 3 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

The library is closed on Memorial Day and in observance of Juneteenth and Independence Day.