About The College of St. Scholastica Library: Welcome

Contact information, hours, mission, faculty & staff directory, directions to, and policies.

The College of St. Scholastica Library

The College of St. Scholastica Library is located above the Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel. The Library has three floors with the first floor containing reference materials, current periodicals, and group study spaces. The second and third floors house the books and have quiet study spaces. The Library also has laptop computers available for check-out for use within the Library with wireless access to the Internet. Most importantly, the Library has a comfortable environment with friendly people willing to help.

Read more to learn about the history of The College of St. Scholastica Library, its mission, and the people who make it work.

Jerome, Patron Saint of Libraries

Contact Us

If you are not sure where to direct a question, phone or email it to the Library. It will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

By phone:
The phone number of the Library's main desk is (218) 723-6140.
If you are a CSS distance student, you can use the CSS 800 number (1-800-447-5444) and ask to be transferred to the Library.

If you know the specific staff member you wish to speak to, use the Faculty & Staff tab on this page for their direct extension.

By fax:
The Library's fax number is (218) 723-5948.

By mail:
The mailing address of the Library is:
The College of St. Scholastica Library
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811

By email:
The email address of the library is library@css.edu
If you know the specific staff member you wish to email, use the Faculty & Staff tab on this page for their email address.

For questions about your MINITEX materials or interlibrary loan in general, send email to ill@css.edu

Hours - Fall Semester Holidays & Exams


November 25th:  7:45 - 6:00 p.m.
November 26th:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
November 27th - 30th:  CLOSED


December 14th:  Noon to midnight
December 15th - 17th:  7:45 a.m. - midnight
December 18th:  7:45 - 6:00 p.m.
December 19th:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


December 20th - 28th:  CLOSED
December 29th - 30th:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 31st - January 4th:  CLOSED

Hours - Spring Semester Holiday & Exams

Semester Break

January 2nd:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
January 5th - 9th:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Weekends:  Closed

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18th:  12:00 p.m. - 7:00 pm.
January 19th:  8:00 a.m. - 11;00 p.m.

Spring Break

March 6th:  7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
March 7th - 8th:  CLOSED
March 9th - 13th:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 14th - 15th:  CLOSED


April 1st:  7:45 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
April 2nd:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 3rd - 5th:  CLOSED

Finals & Commencement

May 3rd:  Noon - Midnight
May 4th - May 6th:  7:45 - Midnight
May 7th:  7:45 - 6:00 p.m.
May 8th:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
May 9th:  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
May 10th:  Closed