Law Library Hours

last updated 12/10/14

  • If you are not affiliated with the College of Law, please call (815) 753-0507 before planning to use the Law Library for a research project or class assignment, for individualized reference service, or when traveling from a distance. This will help to assure that the materials you need will be in the library, and that a reference librarian or other staff member will be available to assist you.

  • The Library begins closing procedures 15 minutes before the scheduled closing time.

Fall 2014 Hours:

Mon. Aug. 18 - Sun. Nov. 30, 2014         

Monday - Thursday    7:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.*
Reference service:     9:00 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.

Friday                      7:30 a.m. -   8:00 p.m.
Reference service:     9:00 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.

Saturday                 10:00 a.m. -   8:00 p.m.
Reference service:    10:00 a.m.  -  6:00 p.m.

Sunday                     12:00 noon – 11:30 p.m.*
Reference service:     12:00 noon -  8:00 p.m.

* From 6:00 p.m. until closing time on Sundays through Thursdays 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.

Exceptions to Fall Hours:

Reading Period/Final Exam Hours (Mon. Dec. 1 - Thu. Dec. 18): *

* From Monday, Dec. 1 through Wednesday, Dec. 17th, the Law Library will be open only to students, faculty & staff of the College of Law after 6:00 p.m. All other patrons will be asked to leave at 6:00 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Mon. Dec. 1 - Fri. Dec. 6         7:30 a.m. - midnight
Sat. Dec. 6                            8:30 a.m. - midnight
Sun. Dec. 7                          10:00 a.m. - midnight
Mon. Dec. 8 - Fri. Dec. 12        7:30 a.m. - midnight
Sat. Dec. 13                         10:00 a.m. - midnight
Sun. Dec. 14                         10:00 a.m. - midnight
Mon. Dec. 15 - Wed. Dec. 17   7:30 a.m. - midnight
Thu. Dec. 18                          7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri. Dec. 19                            8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 20 - Sun. Dec. 21     CLOSED
Mon. Dec. 22 - Tues. Dec. 23   8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Break (Wed. Dec. 24 - Sun. Jan. 10, 2015):

Wed. Dec. 24 - Sun. Jan. 4      CLOSED
Mon. Jan. 5 - Fri. Jan. 9          8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 10                           CLOSED
Sun. Jan. 11                           noon - 11:30 p.m.

Regular semester hours resume Monday, Jan. 11