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Equipment: Add an hours exception from the booking grid

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While logged into LibCal and viewing the Equipment availability grid, Admin users can quickly add hours exceptions for the current category. This provides a convenient way to update a category's hours on the fly, which can come in handy during unexpected closings or curtailments.


  1. Click on Equipment in the navigation bar.
  2. Use the Location dropdown at the top of the page to select the location.
  3. Select the Category to which you want to add an exception.
  4. Click on the  Add Booking button and select Add Hours Exception from the dropdown

The Add Hours Exception option in the Add Booking menu

  1. If the category is using custom hours, select a Date of ExceptionException Type, and click the Add New Exception button. Learn more...
    • Note: if the category is linked to the Hours module, you will be prompted to add a new exception to the connected library or department's hours. Keep in mind that the exception you add here will affect all Hours widgets for that library or department, as well. Learn more...

The Add Hours Exception modal