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Pratt Music Library

Study music

Ground floor
Pratt Music Hall
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Check out scores, recordings, music books, music reserve materials, and journals. Use digital music software, and rehearse or compose on digital keyboards.

Hours this week

Service desks are closed during all College holidays.

Contact the Circulation Desk for access to materials.

Reading Room Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 11pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 1 - 5pm
Sunday: 1 - 11pm

Circulation Desk & Stacks Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 11am - 11pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 1 - 5pm
Sunday: 1 - 11pm


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Music library namesake

The Eleanor Pierce Stevens Music Library, more commonly referred to as the Pratt Music Library, is located on the ground floor of Pratt Music Hall facing lower lake. It houses Mount Holyoke’s collection of music materials, including books, scores, journals and recordings available for checkout for any member of the community (not just music students!). The reading room offers study space with plenty of natural light and views of lower lake, plus computer workstations and a small group listening and study room.

Visit Pratt Music Library to:

  • check out music materials.   These items will have “MH Pratt” listed as the location:
    • scores
    • books
    • journals and magazines
    • audio CDs and
    • DVDs
  • get directions and help finding music books, scores and journals and
  • return Pratt library materials.

Staff at Pratt Music Library are available during the Circulation Desk & Stacks hours listed above, and can assist you with many library tasks. Speak with a staff member to:

Research Help is available via appointment and online via the music research guide.