Opening Hours

Fall 2020
On site:
Monday to Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Off site (Reference):
Monday to Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday to Thursday
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (May/June)
Closed (July)

Research Support

There is always a Reference Librarian available to assist you during the library’s opening hours. Whether you need help finding a book on the shelf, or are struggling to find relevant sources for a term paper, a librarian will be happy to help you overcome your research challenges.

There are several ways to reach us.
  • Call or visit us in person at the Reference Desk, 6C, (514) 931-8731 ext. 1731;
  • Click Ask a Librarian to send us your question(s) by email; or
  • Make an appointment using our Book a Librarian scheduling tool.

However you choose to get in touch, we’ll do our best to answer your questions as quickly and clearly as possible.

My Accounts

As a member of the Dawson College community you have several accounts to keep track of. Please see the My Accounts page for an overview of these accounts and the purpose each serves.

Borrowing Policies

Check our Borrowing Policies page for details about borrowing and fines, divided by user category.


The Dawson College library is located at the heart of the college and provides students with a welcome and comfortable place to do research and coursework, to study and meet with friends. Visit our Facilities page for information about student computers, printers/printing, our study spaces and more.

Library FAQs

Please browse our Frequently Asked Questions page for further information about our library and services. If you have a question we haven’t answered, please let us know using our Library Feedback Form.