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Library Hours

Library Building Hours

Regular Library 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.

Fall Mid–Semester Break
Friday, October 13:  8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, October 14: CLOSED
Sunday, October 15: Noon–5 p.m.
Monday, October 16:  8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 17: Return to regular hours (8 a.m.–11:45 p.m.)

Hours for Each Library and IT Department

Help Desk (IT help)

Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections hours during the academic year
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch
Closed weekends and evenings

Patrons are strongly encouraged to email before visiting. Regular hours are subject to change with little or no notice. Please request appointments by email via archives@lakeforest.edu or by using the Archives and Special Collections online form.

Brown Technology Resource Center (TRC)

Monday and Wednesday:
     1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday:
     9:30 a.m. to noon and 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Media Services

Monday–Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Reference Librarians Available at the Desk
During the Academic Year

Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Please use our Ask A Librarian form to contact the reference department or call 847-735-5074.