Today’s Hours:

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Terrell Main Library

8am - 12am

Circulation Desk

8am - 12am

Research Help Daytime

10am - 12pm. 1:30pm - 5pm

Libraries Administrative Office

9am - 12pm. 1pm - 4pm

Azariah's Cafe

8am - 8pm

Audiovisual Department

8:30am - 12pm. 1pm - 6pm

CIT Help Desk

8am - 8pm

Quantitative Skills Center

6pm - 8pm

Writing Center (in person appointments)

2pm - 5pm. 7pm - 11pm



Mary Church Terrell Main Library
148 W College St. Oberlin, OH 44074-1545


The main visitor lot is the east Service Building lot, and the south row of the Carnegie Building lot for visitors to offices within that building.

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Orientation Events at the Libraries

September 30, 2021

Picture of Terrell Main Library Orientation Bingo Cards

Join the Oberlin College Libraries this weekend for a little bit of fun and a lot of great info! Learn about checking out materials, online resources, and where to find those sweet study spaces.

New students are especially encouraged to stop by the Libraries to learn about all we have to offer and how we can help you find it. See the schedule below and make plans to visit. And if you have questions in the meantime, you can always Ask A Librarian.

Saturday, October 2

Conservatory Library Open House, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Need music for an audition? Wondering where you can find a book about music? Learn the basics of the Oberlin Conservatory Library by taking a tour. Stop in at any time during these hours. Gain further confidence—and win cool stuff—by participating in Con Library BINGO! Check out our Orientation Bingo card!

Sunday, October 3

Mary Church Terrell Main Library, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

It's B-I-N-G-O time! Come alone or bring a friend! Meet library staff and learn about resources and services that will help you get your semester off to a great start. We’ll have snacks and some sweet swag, and, if you complete the full BINGO card, you'll be entered into a drawing for a bigger prize. Come for a short time or a long time. Highly recommended for all Arts and Sciences students.

Clarence Ward Art Library Open House and Mural Painting, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The gathering place for art-loving Obies, check out the beautiful views, comfortable seating, whimsical atmosphere, sophisticated equipment, and over 100,000 gorgeous books. Includes cool freebies and the chance to make a small watercolor for our "Connected" mural.

Science Library Tours, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Scientists need journals, and we have nearly 120,000 titles online, plus some essential titles in print—right by our entrance—for your reading pleasure. Learn how to find them online and in the library, along with great books. Tours last 20 minutes and run continuously. Highly recommended for potential science majors.