Answered By: Caltech Research Librarians
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020     Views: 3

Sherman Fairchild Library is open to visitors and non-Caltech students during regular business hours, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Access to the Archives, and Cahill, Dabney, Geology, and Millikan Libraries during regular business hours is by appointment only or requires a valid Caltech ID.

To provide a safe and quiet environment for our campus community, evening and weekend access is limited to:

  • Current Caltech faculty, students, and staff
  • Caltech affiliates (alumni, retired staff, JPL regular staff)
  • Guest readers (from Fuller Seminary, Huntington, City of Hope, JPL)

Letting non-Caltech affiliated friends, family, or associates into any library after hours or on weekends is not permitted. Children should be supervised by a guardian at all times while in the library.

Please see our Library Access Policy for detailed information.

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Some services may have changed as a result of COVID-19. Please check our COVID-19 guide for more information.