About

Hours

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
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm  
Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Variations

Fall 2017 - Extended Hours before and during Final Exams
Sunday, December 3:  1:00 pm - midnight
Monday, December 4 - Friday, December 8:  8:00 am - midnight
Saturday, December 9:  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 10:  1:00 pm - midnight
Monday, December 11 - Wednesday, December 13:  8:00 am - midnight
Thursday, December 14:  8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday, December 15:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Winter Break 2017-2018
Saturday, December 16:  CLOSED
Sunday, December 17:  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, December 18 - Wednesday, December 20:  8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday, December 21:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, December 22:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, December 23 - Monday, January 1:  CLOSED (Christmas/New Year's holiday)

Tuesday, January 2 - Thursday, January 4:  8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday, January 5:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, January 6:  CLOSED
Sunday, January 7:  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, January 8 - Thursday, January 11:  8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday, January 12:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, January 13:  CLOSED
Sunday, January 14:  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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
 7725hhayden@sjcme.edu
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

Mission

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.