Watson Library Hours

Building

Spring 2016, January 19 - April 30

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

Exceptions

  • Sat, Mar 12 - Sun, Mar 13: Closed,
  • Mon, Mar 14 - Fri, Mar 18: 8 am - 5 pm, Spring Break
  • Sat, Mar 19: Closed,

Spring 2016, May 1 - May 13 (Finals)

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

Exceptions

  • Fri, May 13: 8 am - 5 pm,

Service Desk

Spring 2016, January 19 - April 30

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

Exceptions

  • Sat, Mar 12 - Sun, Mar 13: Closed,
  • Mon, Mar 14 - Fri, Mar 18: 8 am - 5 pm, Spring Break
  • Sat, Mar 19: 1 pm - 5 pm,

Spring 2016, May 1 - May 13 (Finals)

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

Exceptions

  • Fri, May 13: 8 am - 5 pm,

Services in Watson

All service locations are closed when the building is closed.

Late-night Study Facility

While classes are in session for the fall and spring semesters, Watson Library is open as a Study Facility, Sunday through Thursday, from 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.  Library services provided during 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.

Interlibrary Loan/Resource Sharing Desk

Monday through Friday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday:  Not staffed
Closed:  Jan. 18, May 30

International Collections

Office Hours

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

Service Desk

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

Research & Learning (4th floor) open to walk-in visitors:

Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: not staffed
Call 864-0330 or email lib_rldivision@ku.edu to schedule an appointment.

Research Help

Spring 2016, January 19 - April 30

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

Exceptions

  • Sun, Mar 13: Closed,
  • Mon, Mar 14 - Fri, Mar 18: 9 am - 5 pm, Spring Break

Spring 2016, May 1 - May 13 (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 Services' complete schedule online. Closed when classes are not in session.

KU Writing Center

Open to all writers:
Monday through Thursday:   5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday through Sunday:  Not staffed

Face-to-face, email, online, and video-conference assistance available. To schedule an appointment, see KU Writing Center.

Not staffed when classes not in session. Closed when Watson Library closed.


Watson Library

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

Hours

Today
8 am - 2 am
Fri Feb 12
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Feb 13
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Feb 14
10 am - 2 am
Mon Feb 15
8 am - 2 am
Tue Feb 16
8 am - 2 am
Wed Feb 17
8 am - 2 am
Today
8 am - 10 pm
Fri Feb 12
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Feb 13
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Feb 14
10 am - 10 pm
Mon Feb 15
8 am - 10 pm
Tue Feb 16
8 am - 10 pm
Wed Feb 17
8 am - 10 pm

See full hours listing.

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