Watson Library Hours

Building

Fall 2019, August 26 - December 7

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

Exceptions

  • Sat, Oct 12: Closed, Fall Break
  • Sun, Oct 13: Closed, Fall Break
  • Mon, Oct 14: 8 am - 5 pm, Fall Break
  • Tue, Nov 26: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Wed, Nov 27: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 28: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Fri, Nov 29: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Sat, Nov 30: 12 pm - 5 pm,

Fall 2019, December 8 - December 20 (Finals)

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

Exceptions

  • Fri, Dec 20: 8 am - 5 pm,

Service Desk

Fall 2019, August 26 - December 7

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

Exceptions

  • Sat, Oct 12: Closed, Fall Break
  • Sun, Oct 13: Closed, Fall Break
  • Mon, Oct 14: 8 am - 5 pm, Fall Break
  • Tue, Nov 26: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Wed, Nov 27: 8 am - 5 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 28: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Fri, Nov 29: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Sat, Nov 30: 12 pm - 5 pm,

Fall 2019, December 8 - December 20 (Finals)

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

Exceptions

  • Fri, Dec 20: 8 am - 5 pm,

Services in Watson

All service locations are closed when the building is closed.

Late-night Study Facility

Watson Library is open as a late-night study facility from midnight to 2 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, when classes are in session.  Library services are provided during the 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.

Acquisitions & Resource Sharing Desk

Monday - Friday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday:  not staffed
Closed:   Sept. 2, Nov. 28-29, Dec. 25, Jan. 1, Jan. 20

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

Fall 2019, August 26 - December 7

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 11 pm
Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
1 pm - 11 pm

Exceptions

  • Sun, Oct 13: Closed, Fall Break
  • Mon, Oct 14: 10 am - 4 pm, Fall Break
  • Tue, Nov 26: 9 am - 5 pm,
  • Wed, Nov 27: 9 am - 3 pm,
  • Thu, Nov 28: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Fri, Nov 29: Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday

Fall 2019, December 8 - December 20 (Finals)

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 11 pm
Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
1 pm - 11 pm

Exceptions

None

Jay Break Food Stop

Hours of operation vary.  See hours posted in Watson Library or see KU Dining Locations and Hours.  Closed when classes are not in session.

 

 


Watson Library

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

Hours

Today
8 am - 2 am
Wed Sep 18
8 am - 2 am
Thu Sep 19
8 am - 2 am
Fri Sep 20
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Sep 21
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Sep 22
10 am - 2 am
Mon Sep 23
8 am - 2 am
Today
8 am - midnight
Wed Sep 18
8 am - midnight
Thu Sep 19
8 am - midnight
Fri Sep 20
8 am - 8 pm
Sat Sep 21
10 am - 8 pm
Sun Sep 22
10 am - midnight
Mon Sep 23
8 am - midnight

See full hours listing.

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