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NOVA Libraries: Service Updates

Things look a little different at NOVA Libraries, but our commitment to NOVA students is unchanged. Here's what to expect:

Need Help?

For individual research help, schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian.

Alexandria Campus Library Hours

Library services are being provided remotely during normal business hours, and on-campus for limited hours.

On-Campus Hours
Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: Closed

Remote Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

To view exceptions to the hours of operation, library location, and a faculty/staff listing, click here.

Picking up and Returning Library Items

Pickup Location

Items for pickup will be on the display shelves inside the library. The items will have your name on it. Operating hours are from 10AM-4PM Mon-Thurs.

Return Location

Please return all items in the bookdrop outside of the library (located where the bus loop is) or in the bookdrop inside the library (located immediately inside the doors on the left-look for the sign). Operating hours are 10AM-4PM Mon-Thurs.

If you encounter difficulty returning library items, please contact the library via email at or by phone at 703-845-6231.