Semester hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Summer hours 
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm  
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Variations - Spring 2018

Spring Break
Saturday, March 3:  CLOSED
Sunday, March 4:  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, March 5 - Thursday, March 8:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm/11:00pm 
    (After the facility closes at 5:00 pm, staff will continue to be
     available by phone/email until 11:00 pm.)  

Friday, March 9:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 10:  CLOSED
Sunday, March 11:  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Easter Break
Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 1:  CLOSED

Extended Hours before and during Finals
Sunday, April 29:  1:00 pm - midnight
Monday, April 30 - Friday, May 4:  8:00 am - midnight
Saturday, May 5:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, May 6:  1:00 pm - midnight
Monday, May 7:  8:00 am - midnight

Staff Directory

To contact a staff person by phone, dial 1-207-893 and then the extension listed below.

Name and Title Extension E-mail
Lynn Bivens
Head of Reference and Information Literacy 
 7724 lbivens@sjcme.edu
Shelly Davis
Senior Director of the Learning Commons
 7726 sdavis@sjcme.edu
Heidi Hayden
Learning Commons Technologist
Lia Horton
Reference and Information Literacy Librarian
 7728 lhorton@sjcme.edu
Janice Murphy
Interlibrary Loan Coordinator
 7725 jmurphy@sjcme.edu
Charles Prinn
Learning Commons Technologist
 7725 cprinn@sjcme.edu


Saint Joseph's Wellehan Library fosters academic success and personal growth by providing and facilitating use of library resources and services designed to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the College community in a manner consistent with its mission and core values.

To fulfill this mission, Wellehan Library: 

  • Provides free, open access to recorded knowledge, information, and creative expression for education and recreation.
  • Develops and maintains a balanced collection of physical materials and online resources to support and enrich the curricula.
  • Engages in cooperative relationships with other libraries to expand access to resources that fulfill scholarly research as well as personal needs.
  • Provides timely, comprehensive assistance using library resources and locating information.
  • Collaborates with faculty to facilitate students' development of information literacy skills.
  • Provides comprehensive patron services while ensuring the confidentiality of patron transactions.
  • Employs skilled, service-oriented staff members who affirm the mission of the Wellehan Library within the mission of the College.