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Library

Library Hours

Building Hours

Regular Building Hours During the Academic Year

Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday: noon to 11:45 p.m

A portion of the building is also open 24 hours/7 days a week for students, faculty, and staff. Access is with College ID.

Hours for Reading Days and Finals Spring 2018

Tuesday, May 1–Thursday, May 3: 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, May 6: noon to 11:45 p.m.
Monday, May 7–Wednesday, May 9: 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Thursday, May 10: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, May 11: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13: CLOSED

Summer 2018 Building Hours

Saturdays and Sundays: CLOSED
Memorial Day: CLOSED
Fourth of July: CLOSED
Monday, May 14–Friday, May 25: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 29–Wednesday, August 22: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 23–Wednesday, August 29: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Normal Building Hours resume August 30

Hours for Library and IT Departments

Help Desk (IT help) • Room 137

Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
    (limited service) 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Archives and Special Collections • Room 004

Open by appointment only, Monday–Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please request appointments by email via archives@lakeforest.edu or by using the Archives and Special Collections online form before visiting.

Brown Technology Resource Center (TRC) • Room 233

Monday and Wednesday:
     10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday:
     9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

MakerSpace • Room 227

Walk in hours:
Monday:
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; noon to 2 p.m.;
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to noon
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; noon to 2 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to noon
Friday: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; noon to 2 p.m.
Saturday: noon to 2 p.m.
Sunday: closed

Patrons may also request appointments by email via makerspace@lakeforest.edu or by using the MakerSpace online form.

Media Services • Room 126

Monday–Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Reference Librarians Available at the Desk
During the Academic Year

Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Saturday: closed
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Please use our Ask A Librarian form to contact the reference department or at 847-735-5074.

Rhetoric & Production Room (now VirtualSpace) • Room 212

Walk-in hours:
Wednesday: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Please request appointments by contacting Jill Zwicke via email or at 847-735-5068.

VirtualSpace • Room 212

Please request appointments by email via virtualspace@lakeforest.edu or by using the VirtualSpace online form.