Watson Library Hours

Building

Fall 2016, August 22 - December 3

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 2 am
Friday
8 am - 8 pm
Saturday
10 am - 8 pm
Sunday
10 am - 2 am

Exceptions

  • Sat, Oct 8: 12 pm - 5 pm,
  • Sun, Oct 9: Closed, Fall Break
  • Mon, Oct 10: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Tue, Nov 22: 8 am - 6 pm,
  • Wed, Nov 23: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 24: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Fri, Nov 25: 12 pm - 5 pm,
  • Sat, Nov 26: 12 pm - 5 pm,

Fall 2016, December 4 - December 16 (Finals)

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 2 am
Friday
8 am - 10 pm
Saturday
10 am - 10 pm
Sunday
10 am - 2 am

Exceptions

  • Fri, Dec 16: 8 am - 5 pm,

Service Desk

Fall 2016, August 22 - December 3

Monday - Thursday
8 am - midnight
Friday
8 am - 8 pm
Saturday
10 am - 8 pm
Sunday
10 am - midnight

Exceptions

  • Sat, Oct 8: 12 pm - 5 pm,
  • Sun, Oct 9: Closed, Fall Break
  • Mon, Oct 10: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Tue, Nov 22: 8 am - 6 pm,
  • Wed, Nov 23: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 24: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Fri, Nov 25: 12 pm - 5 pm,
  • Sat, Nov 26: 12 pm - 5 pm,

Fall 2016, December 4 - December 16 (Finals)

Monday - Thursday
8 am - midnight
Friday
8 am - 10 pm
Saturday
10 am - 10 pm
Sunday
10 am - midnight

Exceptions

  • Fri, Dec 16: 8 am - 5 pm,

Services in Watson

All service locations are closed when the building is closed.

Late-night Study Facility

Watson Library is open as a late-night study facility from midnight to 2 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, when classes are in session.  Library services are provided during the Service Desk hours listed.

GIS & Data Lab (Room 425)

Open for walk-in use when Watson Library is open.  See GIS & Data Lab for more information.

AcqRS/Acquisitions & Resource Sharing Desk

Monday - Friday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday:  not staffed
Closed:  Sept. 5, Nov. 24-25, Dec. 26, Jan. 2, Jan. 16

International Collections

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m., or by appointment

Service Desk

Monday - Friday:  10 a.m. - 4 p.m., when classes in session
Saturday - Sunday:  not staffed

Research & Learning (4th floor)

Call 864-0330 or email lib_rldivision@ku.edu to schedule an appointment.

Research Help

Fall 2016, August 22 - December 3

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

Exceptions

  • Sun, Oct 9: Closed, Fall Break
  • Mon, Oct 10: 10 am - 4 pm,
  • Tue, Nov 22: 9 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 24: 10 am - 4 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 24: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Fri, Nov 25: Closed,

Fall 2016, December 4 - December 16 (Finals)

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

Exceptions

None

Jay Break Food Stop

Hours of operation vary.  See hours posted in Watson Library or see KU Dining Locations and Hours.  Closed when classes not in session.

KU Writing Center

Monday - Thursday:  5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Sunday:  not staffed

Face-to-face consultations, email, online, and videoconference assistance available. To schedule an appointment, go to KU Writing Center Hours & Locations.
 


Watson Library

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

Hours

Today
8 am - 2 am
Wed Sep 28
8 am - 2 am
Thu Sep 29
8 am - 2 am
Fri Sep 30
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Oct 1
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Oct 2
10 am - 2 am
Mon Oct 3
8 am - 2 am
Today
8 am - midnight
Wed Sep 28
8 am - midnight
Thu Sep 29
8 am - midnight
Fri Sep 30
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Oct 1
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Oct 2
10 am - midnight
Mon Oct 3
8 am - midnight

See full hours listing.

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