Watson Library Hours

Building

Summer 2021, June 8 - July 30

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Exceptions

None

Summer Break 2021, July 31 - August 22

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Sun, Aug 22: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.,

Service Desk

Summer 2021, June 8 - July 30

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Exceptions

None

Summer Break 2021, July 31 - August 22

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Sun, Aug 22: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.,

Services in Watson

All service locations are closed when the building is closed.

Library stacks now open for browsing or submit Retrieve from Shelf requests for items needed.

GIS & Data Lab (Room 425)

Open for walk-in use 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 (785) 864-3960.  Inquiries will be answered 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, on days library is staffed.

International Collections

Library stacks now open for browsing or submit Retrieve from Shelf requests for items needed.

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

Research Help

Summer 2021, June 8 - July 30

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

None

Summer Break 2021, July 31 - August 22

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Sun, Aug 22: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.,

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 summer 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
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tue., Jul. 27
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed., Jul. 28
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thu., Jul. 29
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri., Jul. 30
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat., Jul. 31
Closed
Sun., Aug. 1
Closed
Today
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tue., Jul. 27
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed., Jul. 28
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thu., Jul. 29
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri., Jul. 30
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat., Jul. 31
Closed
Sun., Aug. 1
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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