Young Science Library General Information

Regular Semester Hours

(when classes are in session)

Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 am -11 pm 9:00 am - 9:00 pm 10:00 am - 9:00 pm 12:00 noon -12 midnight
Hours vary during breaks, reading and examination periods, and the summer.
For specific dates and times, see Libraries' Hours, or call the Science Library at (413) 585-2950.


The entrance to Young Science Library is located within Bass Hall in the center of the Smith College campus, behind Neilson Library. Click here for a campus map.

Science Library Staff

Contact staff members listed below with specific questions. For all other inquires, contact the Young Library Service Desk (413) 585-2950,

Research Help from a Science Librarian is available Mon.-Fri., 9 am-5 pm.

Help from Circulation & Reserves staff is available Mon.-Wed. 9:30 am-2 pm; Thurs. 5-10 pm; Sun. 4:30-10 pm.

For Help With... Contact Job Title Phone
Anders Griffen Science Circulation Coordinator (413) 585-2882
Research assistance, library instruction, selection of new materials, student training & supervision Josephine Hernandez Science Reference Librarian (413) 585-2885
Research assistance, library instruction, selection of new materials, review of gifts Rocco Piccinino Head of the Young Science Library (413) 585-2951
Young Science Library Service Desk (413) 585-2950