Watson Library Hours

Building

Spring 2021, February 1 - May 14

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
12 pm - 8 pm

Exceptions

None

Spring 2021, May 15 - June 7 (Intersession)

Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Sun, May 16: 10 am - 7 pm,
  • Sun, May 23: 10 am - 3 pm,
  • Mon, May 31: Closed, Memorial Day holiday

Service Desk

Spring 2021, February 1 - May 14

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
12 pm - 8 pm

Exceptions

None

Spring 2021, May 15 - June 7 (Intersession)

Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Sun, May 16: 10 am - 7 pm,
  • Sun, May 23: 10 am - 3 pm,
  • Mon, May 31: Closed, Memorial Day holiday

Services in Watson

All service locations are closed when the building is closed.

Library stacks closed; submit Retrieve from Shelf requests for items needed.  1st, 2nd, and 5th floors also closed.

GIS & Data Lab (Room 425)

Open for walk-in use with limited seating when Watson Library is open.  See GIS & Data Lab for more information.  For information about remote access to lab resources via KU's Virtual Lab, see GIS & Data Lab.

Acquisitions & Resource Sharing

Send questions to acqrs@ku.edu or call 864-3960.  Inquiries will be answered 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, on days library is staffed.

International Collections

5th floor closed.  Library stacks closed; submit Retrieve from Shelf requests for items needed.

Contact International Collections to schedule a consultation; see International Collections faculty & staff contact list.

Research Help

Spring 2021, February 1 - May 14

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 9 pm
Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
1 pm - 9 pm

Exceptions

None

Spring 2021, May 15 - June 7 (Intersession)

Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Mon, May 31: Closed, Memorial Day holiday

Research help will be provided via the Ask a Librarian service, by virtual consultation, or by appointment.

Jay Break Food Stop

Watson Jay Break closed spring 2021.  See KU dining locations and hours for open locations.


Watson Library

1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence KS 66045-7530
Information: 785-864-8983
Research help: 785-864-3347

Hours

Today
12 pm - 8 pm
Mon May 10
8 am - 8 pm
Tue May 11
8 am - 8 pm
Wed May 12
8 am - 8 pm
Thu May 13
8 am - 8 pm
Fri May 14
8 am - 5 pm
Sat May 15
Closed
Today
12 pm - 8 pm
Mon May 10
8 am - 8 pm
Tue May 11
8 am - 8 pm
Wed May 12
8 am - 8 pm
Thu May 13
8 am - 8 pm
Fri May 14
8 am - 5 pm
Sat May 15
Closed

See full hours listing.

Ask a Librarian

We can help with your research questions -- contact us by chat, phone, email, text or at a Research Help desk.

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