The library building will be closed from 12/21/23 at 4PM until 1/02/24 at 9am. We look forward to seeing you in the new year!
The first floor of Bender Library is open 24/7 to all students, faculty, and staff with an AU ID. Non-affiliated individuals can enter the building until 9 PM. Learn more here.
Bender Library will be closed. The First Floor Study Space will remain available with a valid AU ID. Reference Service will be available through “Chat with Us” at www.american.edu/library/ask/index.cfm.
Library operations will operate under the 24/7 status. The first floor of Bender Library will remain open to faculty, staff, and students with card swipe access. Full library access, including the Circulation and Information desks, will be staffed upon resuming full university operations at 11 a.m.