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  • 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

  • Faculty Recital

    January 30, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Kulas Hall

    Winter Dreams
    A Celebration of Russian chamber music

    Annie Fullard, violin
    Peter Salaff, violin
    Kevin Smith, violin, student artist
    Jeffrey Irvine, viola
    Aaron Mossburg, viola, student artist
    Chloé Thominet, viola, student artist
    Tanya Ell, cello, guest artist
    Hannah Moses, cello, student artist
    Keith Robinson, cello, guest artist
    Sharon Robinson, cello
    Dong-Wan Ha, piano, student artist

  • Chamber Music Master Class

    February 2, 2015, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall


    Join the Cavani String Quartet and members of the chamber music faculty in a dynamic performance and discussion of the rehearsal process as well as public presentation techniques for engaging, educating and inspiring audiences of all ages.

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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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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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