MIT Libraries Winter Break Schedule 2022-23

What's available during the winter break

MIT's Building 7 in the snowMIT will have an extended winter break for Institute staff this year, from Sunday, December 25, 2022, through Monday, January 2, 2023. 

  • Library access: All library locations will close at 6pm on Friday, December 23, and remain closed throughout the break, reopening on Tuesday, January 3. 24/7 study space in Hayden, Barker, and Dewey remains available for community members with MIT ID.
  • Returning materials: Book drops are located at all library locations, the Stata Center, and outside Building 9 – Samuel Tak Lee Building, along the Massachusetts Ave. side. Please note that items returned during the holiday will be backdated when checked in.
  • Staffed services: Help via Ask Us, scanning of items, office delivery, and other staffed services will be unavailable during the break, resuming on Tuesday, January 3.
  • Electronic resources: Access to electronic resources, such as ebooks, journals, databases, and streaming video and audio, will remain available through the break.

We hope the upcoming break will be restorative, and we wish everyone in the community a happy and healthy holiday season!