ASL Library

News and events at the Appalachian School of Law Library (Grundy, VA).

Monday, November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Break 2018

The Library will have more limited hours during Thanksgiving Break.

On Saturday, November 17, and Sunday, November 18, the Library will not be staffed. Students with a valid ID card will still have access from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, and from 2 pm to 10 pm on Sunday. The Library is not open to public patrons on the weekends.

On Monday, November 19, and Tuesday, November 20, the Library will be staffed from 9 am to 4 pm, with card access from 6 am to 10 pm. Public patrons are welcome to use the Library from 9 am to 4 pm.

On Wednesday, November 21, the Library will be staffed from 9 am to noon. Students will have card access from 6 am to noon. At noon, we will close completely, and be closed all of Thanksgiving Day (November 22).

On Friday, November 23, the Library will not be staffed, but students will have card access from 9 am to midnight. Card access will also be available on Saturday, November 24, from 9 am to midnight, but the Library will not be staffed. (We will be closed to the public on Friday, as well as the following weekend.)

Finally, on Sunday, November 25, the Library will shift into exam access hours. The Library will be staffed from noon to 8 pm, but card access will run from noon to 2 am Monday. For the rest of the exam period, the Library will close at 2 am rather than the traditional midnight.

Have a great Thanksgiving Break!

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Labor Day 2018 Hours

The Library will have more limited hours on Monday, September 3, for Labor Day.

We will be closed to the public all day on Monday, September 3. We are also not open to the public on the preceding weekend days.

Students will have card access from noon to midnight on Labor Day itself. The Circulation/Reserve Desk will not be staffed during the day. Thanks to our student workers, we WILL have Circulation/Reserve Desk hours from noon to 8 pm on Monday.

There are no changes to our preceding weekend hours. Students will have card access to the Library from 9 am to midnight on Saturday, September 1, and from noon to midnight on Sunday, September 2. Our Circulation/Reserve Desk hours will be 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, and noon to 8 pm on Sunday.

(edited on Wednesday, August 29)

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Thursday, August 02, 2018

Welcome, Class of 2021!

The Library will return to school-year hours on Sunday, August 5. If you're going to be attending our Introduction to Law week (Orientation), you'll still be able to visit and use the Library even before you get your ID card for access.

On Sunday, August 5, new students will be able to access the Library using our side-entry door (which faces the Classroom Building) from noon to midnight. Our Circulation/Reserve Desk will be open from noon to 8 pm. The Library will be closed to the public.

From Monday, August 6, through Thursday, August 9, new students will be able to access the Library from 8 am to midnight. Our Circulation/Reserve Desk will be open from 8 am to 8 pm each day. Public patrons are invited to use the Library between 9 am and 5 pm on those days.

On Friday, August 10, new students will be able to access the Library from 8 am to midnight. Our Circulation/Reserve Desk will be open from 8 am to 5 pm. Public patrons will have access from 9 am to 5 pm.

For an overview of our hours, please view our Library hours page.

You will be getting your ID card pictures taken on Monday before lunch; you will also get a chance to set up your network access at the same time. We expect to hand out Class of 2021 ID cards on Wednesday.

We look forward to meeting you on Monday!

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Independence Day 2018 Hours

We will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.

Students will not have card access to the building, as the entire campus will be closed.


Don't forget: Grundy's fireworks will be held on Friday, July 6, after sunset. There will be a number of cars opting to park in the school's parking lot to watch the show (which is "over" the Walmart building).

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Memorial Day 2018 Hours

The ASL Campus will be closed on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day. The Library will be closed to the public and to the ASL community.

The prior weekend access hours are unchanged, so current students and Class of 2018 graduates can access the Library on Saturday, May 26, from noon to 6 pm, and on Sunday, May 27, from 2 pm to 10 pm. The Circulation/Reserve Desk will not be staffed on the weekend.

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Thursday, May 03, 2018

Summer 2018 Hours

The Library will switch to summer hours beginning on Monday, May 7.

The Library will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.

Our Class of 2018 graduates and our continuing students will have card access hours Monday through Friday, 8 am to 10 pm; Saturday, noon to 6 pm; and Sunday, 2 pm to 10 pm.

We will be completely closed (with no card access) beginning at 5 pm on Friday, May 4, through Sunday, May 6, for Commencement weekend. We will also be completely closed (with no card access) on Memorial Day (Monday, May 28), and Independence Day (Wednesday, July 4).

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Exam Access - Spring 2018

The Library will once again be offering extra access to the building during the exam weeks. Beginning on Sunday, April 22, the Library will remain open via card access until 2 am each night while finals are held. This extended access will end on the final day of exams, which is Friday, May 4, at 5 pm.

If you need a replacement ID card, please stop by the Library during normal business hours with $5 (cash or check).

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