Location & Contact

  • James C. Bolton Library
    8100 Hwy 71 South
    Alexandria, LA 71302
  • Phone: (318) 473-6438
  • Reference: (318) 473-6442
  • Fax: (318) 473-6556
  • Email:

Library Hours

FALL 2017


August 21-December 8

Monday-Thursday  7:45 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Friday                     7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday                 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sunday                   4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.


December 9-22

Monday-Friday      8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday  Closed



September 1-3     Closed

October 4-6          7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

October 7             Closed

October 8             5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

November 23-25  Closed

November 26       5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

December 23-31  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.