Watson Library Hours

Building

Summer 2019, June 4 - July 26

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
1 pm - 5 pm

Exceptions

  • Thu, Jul 4: Closed, Independence Day

Summer Break 2019, July 27 - August 25

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

Exceptions

  • Sun, Aug 25: 1 pm - 8 pm,

Service Desk

Summer 2019, June 4 - July 26

Monday - Thursday
8 am - 8 pm
Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday
1 pm - 5 pm

Exceptions

  • Thu, Jul 4: Closed, Independence Day

Summer Break 2019, July 27 - August 25

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

Exceptions

  • Sun, Aug 25: 1 pm - 8 pm,

Services in Watson

All service locations are closed when the building is closed.

Late-night Study Facility

Watson Library late-night study facility hours will resume with the beginning of the fall semester.

GIS & Data Lab (Room 425)

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

Acquisitions & Resource Sharing Desk

Monday - Friday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday:  not staffed
Closed:   May 27, July 4

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 Help

Summer 2019, June 4 - July 26

Monday - Friday
10 am - 4 pm
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Thu, Jul 4: Closed, Independence Day

Summer Break 2019, July 27 - August 25

Monday - Friday
10 am - 4 pm
Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Exceptions

  • Sun, Aug 25: 1 pm - 5 pm,

Jay Break Food Stop

Closed for the summer; will re-open for the fall semester.  To review summer availability of food services, see KU Dining Locations and Hours.

 

 

 


Watson Library

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

Hours

Today
8 am - 8 pm
Thu Jun 20
8 am - 8 pm
Fri Jun 21
8 am - 5 pm
Sat Jun 22
1 pm - 5 pm
Sun Jun 23
1 pm - 5 pm
Mon Jun 24
8 am - 8 pm
Tue Jun 25
8 am - 8 pm
Today
8 am - 8 pm
Thu Jun 20
8 am - 8 pm
Fri Jun 21
8 am - 5 pm
Sat Jun 22
1 pm - 5 pm
Sun Jun 23
1 pm - 5 pm
Mon Jun 24
8 am - 8 pm
Tue Jun 25
8 am - 8 pm

See full hours listing.

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