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Green River Librarians are available to help online during the library's virtual service hours, and research assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

  • "Ask a Librarian"  - Academic librarians are logged in to chat and can answer your questions right now!
  • "Submit a Question"  - Chat librarians are not available, but you can submit your question and a GRC librarian will reply within one business day. 

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Email your questions. We'll get back to you by the next business day.

Please note that follow-up email questions during quarter breaks may have a longer response time, as the library is closed.

Have a question about circulation? (checking out or returning items, fines, items on hold...)

Please email the circulation desk email: circdesk@greenriver.edu


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Call us at (253) 931-6480. A reference librarian can help you during regular library hours.

Have a circulation question such as picking up or dropping off items, borrowing items, and more? Please call the circulation number: 253-931-6490.

Info icon Request an Appointment with a Librarian

You can request a one-on-one appointment with a librarian to go over research questions during business hours that works for your schedule! Here are your options:

Online Appointments:

Meet with a GRC librarian online for 25 or 50 minutes. Schedule an appointment 24 hours in advance.

In-Person Appointments:

Meet with a GRC librarian in-person, at Holman Library, for 25 or 50 minutes. Schedule an appointment 36 hours in advance.

Need Help Today or Tomorrow?

Please note that you need to make an appointment 24 hours in advance (if online) and 36 hours in advance (if in-person). 

If you would like to talk to a librarian sooner than that, try calling, chatting, or emailing us. See the contact options above!

Which librarian should you make an appointment with?

 You will have the opportunity to see each librarian's available times. You can select the first available librarian ("anyone") or see available times for a librarian of your choice.

All librarians can generally help with most questions. If you would like to request a librarian that specializes in your class' area, here are the areas that each librarian works with:

Librarian
Class Areas
Amanda C.
  • International English (IEP)

  • Art & Music

  • Transitional Studies

  • Aviation

  • Math

Katie C.
  • Communication Studies (CMST)

  • Foreign Languages (Arabic; Chinese; Japanese; French; German; Spanish)

  • Humanities (including Film & Popular Media Studies)

  • Natural Resources (NATRS & GIS)

  • Philosophy (PHIL)

  • Software Dev., Data Science, & IT

  • Technology (including Engineering)

  • Trades (Automotive; Carpentry; Manufacturing; Mechatronics; Welding; Wastewater Tech.)

Marji M.
  • Collection Development (all areas)
Jennifer R.
  • Anthropology

  • Early Childhood Education

  • History

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

  • Health Education & Wellness

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences 

  • English Language Learning (ELL)

Jody S.
  • Business

  • Criminal Justice

  • Captioning and Court Reporting

  • English

  • Reading

  • Sciences (Physics; Biology; Chemistry; etc.) 

Library Hours

2022 Fall Quarter (September 19 - December 8)

In-Person Hours (Building, Circulation Services and Librarian Reference Desk Hours)

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Online Librarian Hours (Phone, Chat, Email)

  • Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NOTE: These online hours are times when a GRC librarian is available to chat, answer the phone, or respond to email. Outside of these hours, the online librarian chat is still available. See the Ask a Librarian page for more information.

Special Hours and Closures

  • August 19 - September 18: CLOSED (Quarter Break)
  • October 7: Online Reference CLOSED (Professional Day)
  • November 11: CLOSED (Veteran's Day)
  • November 23: Close at 6:00 p.m. (Thanksgiving Eve)
  • November 24 - 25: CLOSED (Thanksgiving & Native American Heritage Day)
  • December 8: Close at 6:00 p.m. (Last Day of the Quarter)
  • December 9 - January 2, 2023: CLOSED (Quarter Break)

2023 Winter Quarter (January 3 - March 23)

In-Person Hours (Building, Circulation Services, Research Help from a Librarian)

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Online Librarian Hours (Phone, Chat, Email)

Morning and afternoon hours are listed for each day.
Day Morning Hours Afternoon Hours
Monday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday none 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
NOTE: These online hours are times when a GRC librarian is available to chat, answer the phone, or respond to email. Outside of these hours, the online librarian chat is still available. See the Ask a Librarian page for more information.

Special Hours and Closures

  • December 9 - January 2, 2023: CLOSED (Quarter Break)
  • January 16: CLOSED (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • February 20: CLOSED (President's Day)
  • March 3: (Professional Day) - Special hours, TBA
  • March 23: Close at 6:00 p.m. (Last Day of the Quarter)
  • March 24 - April 2: CLOSED (Quarter Break)
NOTE: These hours are subject to change dependent. Please check closer to the quarter date for updated information. Or, you can check our Holman Library Updates guide for current information.

2022 Spring Quarter (April 4 - June 17)

In-Person Hours (Building and Circulation Services)

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

In-Person Hours (Research Help from a Librarian)

  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Online Librarian Hours (Phone, Chat, Email)

  • Monday - Thursday:  8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NOTE: These online hours are times when a GRC librarian is available to chat, answer the phone, or respond to email. Outside of these hours, the online librarian chat is still available. See the Ask a Librarian page for more information.

Special Hours and Closures

  • March 24 - April 3: CLOSED (Quarter Break)
  • May 30: CLOSED (Memorial Day)
  • June 18 - June 26: CLOSED (Quarter Break)

2023 Summer Quarter (dates coming soon)

NOTE: The library closes for the quarter break after the 8-week session ends.
NOTE: These hours are subject to change dependent. Please check closer to the quarter date for updated information. Or, you can check our Holman Library Updates guide for current information.

In-Person Hours (Building, Circulation Services, Research Help from a Librarian)

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Online Librarian Hours (Phone, Chat, Email)

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NOTE: These online hours are times when a GRC librarian is available to chat, answer the phone, or respond to email. Outside of these hours, the online librarian chat is still available. See the Ask a Librarian page for more information.

Special Hours and Closures

coming soon!