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Roxbury Community College Library
Room 211 Academic Building
1234 Columbus Ave.
Boston, MA 02120-3400
Phone: 857-701-1386
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2023 Summer Library Hours

On Campus and Virtual Hours

LIBRARY HOURS:


The library will be open both in-person and virtually:

Mon. - Thur. 8:30 AM to 9 PM

Fri. 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM

Sat. CLOSED

Sun. CLOSED

 

The library will be closed

May 29th

June 19th

June 26th - July 4th


You can find the services we offer at a distance via Zoom, Teams, and other internet-based methods on our remote services page.


Evening class instruction is available by request. To see if the RCC Library is closed on school holidays and semester breaks, please consult the Library Calendar.


Contact Us

857-701-1380

or via text at 857-877-2255

library1@rcc.mass.edu

1234 Columbus Avenue
Building 3, Room 211
Boston, MA 02120

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