Location & Contact

  • James C. Bolton Library
    8100 Hwy 71 South
    Alexandria, LA 71302
  • Phone: (318) 473-6441
  • Reference: (318) 473-6442
  • Fax: (318) 473-6556
  • Email:

Library Hours

Aug 24-Dec 11, 2015
Mon-Thurs        7:45 am-10:00 pm
Fri                     7:45 am-4:30 pm 
Sat                   10:00 am-6:00 pm
Sun                   3:00 pm-10:00 pm

Oct 21-23         7:45 am-4:30 pm
Oct 24              closed
Nov 25             7:45 am-4:30 pm
Nov 26-28        closed

Dec 12-18, 2015
Mon-Fri           8:00 am-4:30 pm
Sat & Sun       closed 

Dec 19, 2015-Jan 3, 2016  closed  

Jan 4-10, 2016 
Mon-Fri           8:00 am-4:30 pm
Sat & Sun       closed  


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All library electronic resources can be accessed from off-campus with an OaKard/campus ID number and 4-digit birth year.


Library Services offers resources and services to promote student growth and development.  An integral part of the university experience, Library Services provides individual and collaborative study space and enables students to conduct research and develop individual interests.

Library Services includes the Archives and Special Collections which collects university records and preserves primary sources that document Central Louisiana history.  The Library also houses a permanent art collection that features the works of regional artists of exceptional talent. The works are displayed throughout the building.