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

Between Semesters
Dec. 15-19               8:00 am-4:30 pm
Dec. 20-Jan. 4         closed
Jan. 5-9                   8:00 am-4:30 pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

January 12 – May 8, 2015
Monday-Thursday  7:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday                     7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday                10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday                   3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sun-Mon, Jan 18-19       closed
Sun-Mon, Feb 15-16      closed
Sun, Mar 29                   closed
Mon-Th, Mar 30-Apr 2   8:00am-4:30pm
Fri-Sun, Apr 3-5             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 division 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.