Please check hours until our regular schedule returns on February 7th. Visiting researchers are permitted in CUL special collections by appointment only.
Libraries and Hours Ask a Librarian

Olin & Uris Libraries

Olin: Open until 9pm
Uris: Closed

Library Public Services Office

Visit or contact the Library Public Services Office in Olin Library for information about loan and usage policies, billing, carrels, faculty research spaces, lockers, guest and alumni borrowing and access, proxy authorization, disability services and general information.


The Library Public Services Office is open Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm, and Friday 8:30am-3:30pm. See the hours page for today’s office hours and any exceptions.

Directions and Contact Information

When entering Olin Library, take a right toward the elevators. The Library Public Services Office is in room 116, around the corner to the left just before the elevators.

Phone: (607) 255-5069

Library Public Services Office
116 Olin Library
161 Ho Plaza
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Mailing books back

If you are out of town and need to return an item by mail, please insure the package for $100 per book, include your name, address, phone and/or email address, and send it to the Library Public Services Office at the above address.