Schedule of Expected Construction Noise at Olin Library

During the week of March 6, drilling associated with the Olin Library Transformation will take place in the morning. High levels of noise are anticipated during these hours:

  • Monday, March 6: 6 – 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 7: 6 – 10 am
  • Wednesday, March 8: 6 – 9 am
  • Thursday, March 9: 6 am – noon
  • Friday, March 10: 6 – 9 am

While the heaviest noise is expected to be in the vicinity of the main stair and elevator on all building levels, sound will travel to other areas of the building, too. The library is offering free earplugs — they’re available at the Olin Help Desk, Special Collections, The Writing Center, the Arc, and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion. The departmental libraries make great study locations, too!

Questions? Contact Sarah Laaker, manager of library user space planning, at



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