Library Winter Weather Policy
The James B. Duke Library may be open for abbreviated hours when the university is closed for winter storms.
- When all day classes are cancelled the library will normally open at 10:00 am.
- In case of extreme weather where transportation is not possible (roads are closed, etc.) the library will be closed.
- If evening classes are cancelled the library may close at 10:00 pm or at any time thereafter.
- If it is announced that classes are cancelled the following day, the library may close at 10:00 pm or at any time thereafter.
- If severe weather occurs on the weekend then the library will generally be closed.
- The library will not close early on nights before final exams.
- During academic breaks, if the announcement is made that the university is closed, then the library will be closed.