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Pope Pius XII Library Hours

Pope Pius XII Hours

Summer 2022

  • In keeping with current USJ COVID policy, masks are no longer mandatory.
  • Please make sure there is money in your printing account. Look for Cashnet in myUSJ under Billing/Office of the Bursar. The money will be added the next business day
  • Fall Library Hours:
  • Beginning Monday August 29, 2022
    • Monday-Thursday:  8:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
    • Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Sunday: 2 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Closing 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 23. Closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25
  • To email a reference librarian,
    [email protected]
  • To email circulation staff,
    [email protected]
  • Phone: 860-231-5209

Hours may change depending upon University holidays and/or impact of the Covid-19 virus.

Please view the LibGuide that was created to assist you.

Curbside Pickup

Is there a book from the library collection you would like to pick up without coming into the building? 

The Pope Pius XII Library is offering a reduced-contact pickup service for all current USJ Students, Staff, and Faculty.

Visit this page for more details.

Contact Us

The University library staff is here to assist you with all of your research needs.

For general library or circulation assistance please contact the circulation desk at 860.231.5209 or email at [email protected].

For research help or reference assistance please contact the reference desk at 860.231.5435 or email at [email protected].

Christina Flood ’07 ’09, M.L.S
Digital Literacy Librarian
Phone: 860.231.5888
Email: [email protected]

Kathleen Kelley
Interlibrary Loan Coordinator
Phone: 860.231.5750
Email: [email protected]

Roseanne Krzanowski, M.L.S.
Head Librarian
Phone: 860.231.5647
Email: [email protected]

Elizabeth Lesso, M.L.I.S.
Access Services Coordinator
Phone: 860.231.5586
Email: [email protected]

Lynne Piacentini, M.Ed., M.L.S., M.B.A.
Reference & Instruction Services Librarian
Phone: 860.231.5751
Email: [email protected]

Tanya Robillard
Library Assistant II
Phone: 860.231.5209
Email: [email protected]

Ann Williams, M.A., M.Ed.
Systems Librarian/Cataloger
Phone: 860.231.5207
Email: [email protected]

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