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Bortz Library

Academic Success Offices in the Library

Academic Success

Fit desks in the Library


A quiet study area on the first floor

Quiet Study Area

The Shakespeare Center is on the second floor

Shakespeare Center

Third floor stacks house most of the general circulating books

Third Floor Stacks

The Technology Commons provides support on the second floor.

Technology Commons

Library signage throughout the building helps with directions

Library Signage

The Library outdoor balcony is a favorite spot for students

Paper Airplanes

Student artwork hangs in the halls of the Library

Student Photography

A charging station is available for most electronic devices

Charging Station

Enjoy the daytime coffee service for a small fee.

Daytime Coffee Service

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Today's Hours

Fall Hours

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Monday - Thursday
8am - 1am

     8am - 6pm

     9am - 5pm 

     12pm - 1am

Contact Us

Bortz Library:
(434) 223-6190

Main Circulation Desk:
(434) 223-7227

FTC (Media Center) Desk:
(434) 223-6293

Canvas Help:
(434) 223-6292

Research Help Desk:
(434) 223-6302

Library Director:
(434) 223-6193

Computing Center Help Desk: On Campus x6911
Off campus (434) 223-6373

Office of Academic Success: (434) 223-6286

CONTACT the College
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
(434) 223-6000
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