Law Library Hours

last updated 6/20/14

  • 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.

Summer Hours:

Sun. May 25 - Sun. Aug. 17, 2014         

Monday - Thursday    8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Reference service:     9:00 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.

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

Saturday                  CLOSED

Sunday                     1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Exceptions to Summer Hours:

Fri. July 4 -                CLOSED
Sun. July 6
(4th of July weekend)

Bar Exam Weekend*
Fri. July 25                8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat. July 26              10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sun. July 27              10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

* Extended hours are available only to 3Ls preparing for the bar exam. All other patrons are limited to regular hours. 3Ls will be required to show IDs to gain admittance to the law library beyond regular summer hours.

Sun. Aug. 17              1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Fall Semester hours begin Mon. Aug. 18