Law Library Hours

last updated 5/11/15

  • If you are not affiliated with the College of Law please call (815) 753-0507 before planning to use the Law Library. This will help to ensure a reference librarian or other staff member will be available to assist you and that the materials you need will be accessible.
  • The Library begins closing procedures 15 minutes before the scheduled closing time.

Spring 2015 Reading Period & Final Exams (through May 17):

Tuesday April 28 - Wednesday May 13

Monday - Friday    7:00 a.m. – Midnight*

Saturday              8:30 a.m. - Midnight*

Sunday                 10:00 a.m. - Midnight*

Post-Exam hours:

Thurs. May 14th:  7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri. May 15th:       8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat. May 16:        CLOSED
Sun. May 17:       noon - 5:00 p.m. 

* From 6:00 p.m. until closing time the law library will be open only to students, faculty & staff of the College of Law.  All other patrons will be asked to leave at 6:00 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation.

Summer 2015:

Monday May 18 - Friday Aug. 14

Monday - Thursday    8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday                     8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Saturday                 CLOSED

Sunday                    noon – 5:00 p.m.
                              (through July 19,
                              see exceptions below)

Exceptions to Regular Hours:

Memorial Day / Graduation Day Weekend:

Sat. May 23:            noon – 6:00 p.m.
Sun. May 24:           CLOSED
Mon. May 25:           CLOSED

Independence Day Weekend:

Fri. July 3:               CLOSED
Sat. July 4:              CLOSED
Sun. July 5:             CLOSED

Weekend prior to the Bar Exam:

Sat. July 25:            9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sun. July 26:           9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

We will be closed on Sundays after the Bar Exam (Aug. 2 & Aug. 9)