Covid-19 Restrictions


Currently, the MLC Library is open at it’s regular hours for faculty, staff, and students. See the posted calendar for exceptions.

The building is closed to family, friends, and other members of the public. Members of the public may place holds on our items for pickup at a local public library or may arrange for no contact pickup by calling or emailing us. Traverse de Sioux Libraries are currently providing carrier services between libraries.

Please contact the library at 507-233-9131 or email library@mlc-wels.edu, with any questions.

Library Scheduled Open Hours

The library maintains regular open hours during the school calendar year, August to May.


Sunday:                             1:00 p.m. to midnight

Monday – Thursday:      7:15 a.m. to midnight

Friday:                              7:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday:                         11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*Please see Exceptions for any changes in this schedule.

Summer Hours

Exceptions to Regular Hours: 1st Semester 2019/2020

Classes Begin for Fall Semester
Monday, August 24 7:15 – midnight

Labor Day Weekend: Sep. 6-Sep. 9   

Friday, September 4 close 4:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday, September 5-6 closed
Monday, September 7 open 8 pm – midnight
Homecoming:
Saturday, October 3 open 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Mid-Term Break:
Joint Reformation Service:
Campus Reformation Celebration
Thanksgiving Break: 
Thursday, November 26- Sunday, November  29 closed
Classes Resume
Christmas Concert: 
Final Exams Begin: 
Midterm Graduation Thursday, December 17
Christmas Break: 
Happy New Year! Friday, January 1 CLOSED
Monday, January 4 8 am to 4:30 pm
2nd Semester Begins  Monday, January 25 Classes Begin

Exceptions to Regular Hours: 2nd Semester

Mid-Semester Break
December-January
Classes Resume
Monday, January 25
open 7:15 am – midnight
Evangelism Day
Midterm Break: 
Wednesday, February 24 open 7:15 am-midnight
Classes Resume: 
Thursday, February 25
open  7:30 – midnight
 Easter Break:  Friday-Sunday, April 2-4 Closed
Classes Resume Monday, April 5 open 7:15 am-midnight
Final Exams Begin Monday, May 10
Final Exams End Friday, May 14 close at 4:30 pm
Commencement & Call Service: 
Saturday, May 15 Closed
Sunday, May 16 Closed
Summer Hours:  Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday-Sunday
Closed