Library Information

Abbot Vincent Taylor Library
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont – Mt. Holly Rd.
Belmont, NC 28012-1802
Phone 704-461-6748
Fx. 704-461-6743

Library Hours

Hours are posted at the main library entrance. Exceptions to the regular schedule will be posted in advance. For the exact dates of academic terms, please consult the Academic Calendar or contact the library at 704-461-6737.

 Academic yearInterim
(graduation through beginning of summer school)
Summer schoolInterim
(end of summer school through move-in day)
Sunday1:30pm - Midnightclosedclosedclosed
Monday - Thursday8:00am – Midnight8:00am - 5:00pm8:00am - 8:00pm8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday8:00am - 5:00pm8:00am - 5:00pm8:00am - 5:00pm8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday10:00am – 5:00pmclosedclosedclosed

Please note that the Library is closed on Saturday and Sunday in the summer months.

Exceptions to regular hours are as follows:

Fall Semester 
Monday preceding start of class8am-9pm
Saturday preceding Labor Day9am-1pm
Sunday preceding Labor Day2pm-9pm
Labor Day1pm-9pm
Fall Break8am-6pm
Fall Break WeekendClosed
All Saint's DayNormal Hours
Tuesday preceding Thanksgiving8am-6pm
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun: Closed
Week preceding Christmas during ADP Finals8am-6pm
Week preceding Christmas after ADP finals8am-5pm
Christmas WeekClosed
New Year's DayClosed
Spring Semester
Monday preceding start of classes8am-9pm
MLK DayNormal Hours
St. Benedict's DayNormal Hours
Spring BreakMon-Thurs: 8am-6pm
Weekends before/after Spring BreakClosed
Wednesday preceding Easter8am-5pm
Easter BreakThurs-Sun: Closed
Easter Monday2pm-9pm
Memorial DayClosed
DepartmentPhone extentionEmail
(for dialing from off-campus or cell phone, please begin with 704-461)
Circulation (basic library information, library hours, book availability, renewals, holds, reserves, patron records, overdue materials, fines)
Reference/research (basic library information, general research assistance, in-depth research consultations, database assistance, research instruction)
Interlibrary Loan - ILL (borrowing items from other institutions, status of requests, ILL renewal requests)
Periodicals & Audiovisual (journal information, audiovisual equipment and materials, Carter Center reservations)
Administration (Library donations, library policy, requests for purchase of library materials)
Preservation & Rare Books collection6880