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Upcoming Events

  • Northeast Ohio Band Invitational XII

    January 25, 2015, 2:00 pm
    Severance Hall

    CWRU Symphonic Winds
    Dr. Gary M. Ciepluch, conductor
    Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Symphonic Winds
    Melissa Lichtler, conductor

  • 24th Annual Black Heritage Concert

    January 25, 2015, 4:00 pm
    Kulas Hall

    Cleveland School of the Arts Ensembles
      R. Nathaniel Dett Concert Choir
      William B. Woods, director
      Joanne Poderis, piano
      CSA Chamber Orchestra
      Dianna Richardson, director
      CSA Jazz Orchestra
      Robert Davis, director
    Sanctuary Choir of Antioch Baptist Church
    Angelo Johnson, Jr., conductor


  • Orchestra | CIM@HOME

    January 28, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Kulas Hall

    Celebrating the 75th Birthday of Margaret Brouwer

    Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
    Michael Adelson, guest conductor
    Margaret Brouwer, guest composer

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Library Hours

Regular Hours (during academic year)

  • Monday: 8am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 8am-9pm
  • Wednesday: 8am-5pm
  • Thursday: 8am-9pm
  • Friday: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-4pm
  • Sunday: 4pm-8pm

Orchestra Library (during academic year)

  • Monday-Friday: 1:30-4:00 pm

Holiday Closings

The library will not be open on:

  • January 19, 2015 (Martin Luther King Jr Day)
  • March 8 and 14-15, 2015 (Spring break weekends)
  • April 5, 2015 (Easter Sunday)
  • May 25, 2015 (Memorial Day)
  • July 3, 2015 (Independence Day, observed)

Adjusted Hours

  • March 1, 2015: 1pm-8pm (midterms)
  • March 2-6, 2015: 8am-9pm (midterms)
  • March 9-13, 2015: 9am-5pm (spring break)
  • April 26, 2015: 1pm-8pm (finals)
  • April 27-30, 2015: 8am-9pm (finals)
  • May 6-8, 2015: 9am-5pm (commencement week)

Summer Hours (starting May 9, 2015)

  • Monday-Friday: 10am-3pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: closed

The Library Media Center is open during all library hours. The library closes for all federal holidays.

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Kulas Music Library hours in detail.


Visit our Collections page to learn about the library's collection of scores, books, media & other resources.


Meet the library staff on our staff page.


Read about the library's borrowing policies, loan periods and other policies on our Policies page.

Robinson Music Library FAQs

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Study Space

Study spaces in the Robinson Music Library include:

  • Seating for 24 at study tables on the main level (including a quiet study area). Two study tables are equipped with network & power ports.
  • A study carrel. This is located adjacent to the reference desk. This study carrel is available to students and faculty members as needed for study, grading etc. The study carrel may be reserved for study for up to three hours per day. A sign-up sheet is located at the carrel.
  • Group listening rooms in the Media Room, when not reserved for media-related use, may be reserved for study.

Employment in the Library

For permanent staff positions openings, please visit our Careers page. Inquiries should be directed to Megan Swerbinsky, Director of Human Resources.

For student staff positions, student employment is almost exclusively dependent upon workstudy funding. There are always openings at the start of the academic year, and occasionally at midyear and other times.

Descriptions of library jobs for students can be found on the Financial Aid PDF.

Contact the Library Director, Jean Toombs, for questions about student job openings in Robinson Music Library.

In addition, the Orchestra Library (Room 3 on the lower level) also employs students. Contact the Orchestra Library Supervisor, Janet Winzenburger for questions about student job openings in the Orchestra Library.

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