All-night library catching on at Concordia -

All-night library catching on at Concordia

Average of 500 students study after hours every night


Last year, Concordia University students approved a $1 per credit library improvement fee. As part of the deal, the university’s main library began staying open 24 hours a day, during the fall and winter semesters.

Shortly after all-night library access went into effect, the Concordian reported that few students were taking advantage of the extra hours. (Full disclosure: I was editor-in-chief of the Concordian at the time.)

But this seems to have changed, the Montreal Gazette is reporting that an average of 500 students are studying after hours every night. One student told the paper that she likes how quiet the library is late at night.