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High School Students, Teachers and Librarians

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Donna E. Coghill, Community Engagement Librarian  |  804-828-6554

Denise Smith, Information Associate  |  804-828-6425


Welcome to Cabell Library! Though our library is geared to the academic work of the VCU Monroe Park Campus, we are happy to see high school students, librarians and teachers. You may have special research needs that would be better suited to our collections than your own, please stop by and take advantage of our great resources. Additionally, your school may be eligible for borrowing privileges at VCU Libraries; to learn more about borrowing review the information on the Librarians and Faculty tab or check with your school's librarian.

In addition to using our physical collections while in the building, high school students may want to take advantage of our Saturday computer use policy; space permitting.

Cabell Library Hours

High school students and teachers may visit Cabell Library on their own any time between 6am and 10 p.m.  After 10 p.m., only members of the VCU Community with active VCU Cards may access Cabell Library. Current library hours for both Cabell Library and Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences are posted online.

Who to contact:

For classroom and other on-site experiences:

Donna E. Coghill, Community Engagement Librarian and Coordinator of Campus Partnerships | 804-828-6554

For setting up or checking on your school's borrowing privileges:

Denise Smith, Information Associate | 804-828-2465