Albert Alphin Library

Classes are now online, and so is The Library!

While Berklee's library facilities are closed until further notice, library staff are available to assist faculty and students in accessing Berklee's digital resources and online services. To contact The Library, you can chat with us, submit a question using the webform, send an email to, or text us at 617-500-6131. A staff member at The Library will try to respond within 24 hours.

For more information about The Library's services and resouces during this time, please visit

8 Fenway
Floor 2
Boston, MA 02215


The Albert Alphin Library at Boston Conservatory at Berklee supports the instruction, research, and informational needs of the Conservatory community by acquiring, maintaining, and preserving access to materials and information in a variety of formats in the areas of dance, music, theater, and liberal arts. The staff offers various library services that include the circulation of materials, reference assistance, and inter-library loan and document delivery services. The library also offers listening stations, photocopiers, printing services, Mac computers, wireless internet access, and a designated quiet area. Those from the Berklee College of Music community may check out items from the Alphin Library. Students seeking additional information on electronic resources, library policies, and more should visit the portal.

The library is open to both Boston Conservatory at Berklee and all of Berklee's students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, and overseers. Others associated with schools in the ProArts Consortium and specified area schools may use the library but may not be extended borrowing privileges.

All patrons must show appropriate identification.

All visitors not affiliated with the Berklee community must request an appointment with a librarian to gain access to the library.

Hours of Operation

Regular Semester Hours (Until May 8, 2020)

Monday-Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.


The Albert Alphin Library is closed as of Friday, March 13 at 8:00 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice. While library facilities are closed, library staff are available to assist faculty and students in accessing Berklee's digital resources and online services. Please send an email to, and a library staff member will try to respond within 24 hours.

Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

Library Staff

Jennifer Hunt
Director of Collection Strategy and Albert Alphin Library

Reginald Didham
Cataloging and Acquisitions/ILL Librarian

Clifton Ingram
Circulation Supervisor

Alessandra Hollowell
Evening Circulation Supervisor