Rhys Carpenter Library

Circulation: (610) 526-7912



Electronic Resources and Subject Guide Pages



Carpenter Library supports the College's programs in History of Art and Architecture, Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies, and Growth and Structure of Cities.

Hours until classes begin:

           Thursday, Aug. 28: 8:30 AM – 8 PM

           Friday, Aug.  29:    8:30 AM - 5 PM

           Saturday, Aug.  30:  1 PM - 5 PM

           Sunday, Aug. 31:    1PM – 5 PM

           Monday, Sept. 1: 10 AM – 6 PM

In-semester hours start Tuesday, Sept. 2:

           Monday through Thursday: 8AM - 12AM
           Friday: 8AM - 8PM
           Saturday: 10AM - 7PM
           Sunday: 12PM - 12AM


Carpenter Library is located on the west side of the Thomas Library building, facing Goodhart (17 on this campus map).

Mailing address

Rhys Carpenter Library

Bryn Mawr College

101 N. Merion Avenue

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-2899

Circulation Desk: (610) 526-7912


Casts of friezes in Carpenter Library atrium

Who are the people on the atrium wall?  Find out here.