Labor Day Hours

The Darling Library is open 2:00pm to 10:30pm on Monday, September 2nd in observance of the Labor Day holiday. All University offices will be closed but evening classes will meet as usual. Librarians will be off on holiday.

Regular hours resume on Tuesday, September 3rd at 8:00AM.

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Library Hours 8/23 - 9/21

Darling Library Hours, Aug. 23 - Sept. 21, 2019:
Sunday - 5:00PM to 10:30PM
Monday through Thursday - 8:00AM to 10:30PM
Friday - 8:00AM to 3:00PM
Saturday - Closed
(Closed Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM for small groups and chapel.)

Beginning September 22nd the library will be open 1/2 hour later (until 11:00PM) Sunday through Thursday.

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Closed July 1 - 21

The Darling Library is closed July 1 through 21, 2019. Doors will reopen on Monday, July 22 at 10:00am. All online services and resources remain available during this time.

Help Wanted: Digital Media Specialist

The Darling Library seeks a year-round part-time (24-hours per week) employee with digital media skills and experience to begin in August, 2019. View the Library Digital Media Specialist position description on the Hope International University Career Opportunities page for specific responsibilities, duties, and minimum requirements. Applications must be submitted online before July 19, 2019.

HIU Career Opportunities:

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Library Open Doors for the Summer

The Darling Library will have our doors open this summer from 10AM to 2PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays (with the exception of the first three weeks in July). A minimal staff will be available to assist patrons.

Librarians will answer reference questions submitted online through LibAnswers ( and, of course, the online library resources (databases, etc.) will be available 24/7 as always.

Open Doors: June 1 through 30, closed July 1 through 21, and open July 22 through August 14.

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Closed Memorial Day

The Darling Library will be closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day. May Term hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28th at 1:00pm.

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May Term Hours begin Monday, 5/20/19

The Darling Library will end regular hours on Friday, May 17th. May Term hours begin on Monday, May 20th.

May Term Hours (May 20-31):
Mon - Thurs: 1:00 to 6:00 PM
Fri: 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Sat - Sun: Closed

After May Term, the library will be closed for the summer until August 21st when traditional undergraduate courses begin on the Nutwood campus.

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All Library Books Due May 17th

Normally, books circulate for 30 days. However, we are getting down to the end of the semester when all books are due at the end of finals week. Please be aware that all library books are due by Friday, May 17th at 2:45 PM because the library closes at 3:00 PM on Fridays.

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Spring Fever Hours (4/23/19)

The library will be open from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Tuesday, April 23rd. No day-time classes are meeting to encourage participation in Spring Fever activities.

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We're Hiring!

The Darling Library is hiring student library assistants for the fall 2019 semester. Registered HIU students (grad, undergrad, online, on-campus) may apply through the Career Services site.

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