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Library

Library Hours

Building Hours

Hours during reading days and finals (December 12–21)

Wednesday, December 12 (Last day of classes): 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Thursday, December 13 (Reading day): 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Friday, December 14 (Finals): 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, December 15 (Reading day): 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Sunday, December 16 (Reading day): noon to 11:45 p.m.
Monday, December 17 (Finals): 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18 (Finals): 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Wednesday, December 19 (Finals): 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Thursday, December 20 (last day of finals): 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, December 21: Students move out by noon; close at 4:30

Regular building hours when College is in session

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 open 24 hours/7 days a week for students, faculty, and staff.
Access is with College ID.

Hours for Library and IT Departments

Help Desk (IT help) • Room 137

Monday–Thursday: 8 a.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.

Patrons may also request information or appointments via email at archives@lakeforest.edu

Technology Resource Center (TRC) • Room 233

TRC Schedule

MakerSpace • Room 227

MakerSpace Schedule

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

Media Services • Room 126

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Reference Librarians Available at the Desk
During the Academic Year

Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 5 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
Most Sundays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (hours may vary, please call ahead)
Please use our Ask A Librarian form to contact the reference department or call 847-735-5074.

 VirtualSpace • Room 212

VirtualSpace Schedule

For more information about the virtual reality equipment, please contact us by email at virtualspace@lakeforest.edu or by using the VirtualSpace online form. Find out more about virtual reality on campus on our webpage.

Rhetoric and Production • Room 212

To reserve the Rhetoric and Production equipment, please request appointments by contacting Jill Zwicke via email or at  847-735-5068.