Library Hours

The Academy of Art University Library will be closed December 19 - January 7 for the Winter Break. The Library will reopen January 8 to students registered for Winter Intersession.

Fall Semester 2017 (September 5 – December 18)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8am–10pm 8am–10pm 8am–10pm 8am–10pm 8am–7pm 10am–6pm 10am–6pm

Winter Intersession 2018 (January 8 – January 26)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm 10am–5pm Closed Closed

Spring Semester 2018 (February 5 – May 26)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8am–10pm 8am–10pm 8am–10pm 8am–10pm 8am–7pm 10am–6pm 10am–6pm

Library Location

180 New Montgomery Street
6th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105

Phone: (415) 618-3842

Book Drop Locations

  • 180 New Montgomery Street, 1st floor
  • Northpoint Building, 2300 Stockton Street
  • Fine Arts Building, 625 Sutter Street
  • 491 Post Street
  • 466 Townsend Street
  • 601 Brannan Street
  • 1849 Washington Street

Materials Library Hours

Monday–Friday: 12pm–5pm
Sunday: 2pm–4pm
And by request.

Materials Library Information

The Academy of Art Materials Library is located in Room 600 on the 6th Floor of 180 New Montgomery. Click here for more information.

Architectural Collection Location

601 Brannan Street
Room 122A
San Francisco, California 94107

Phone: (415) 618-3679

Hours: Monday-Friday, 10-12, 1-4

Architectural Collection Information

All required and recommended books for Architecture classes will be housed in the Architectural Collection at the Brannan Street location. Additionally, a small number of architecture related reference books are also housed in this collection.

You can also use our website to request that items be delivered to you at the Brannan building - use the Request button in book records and select the Architecture Hold Shelf as your pickup location.