Libraries

Hours by Location

Click below to see each location's hours of operation.

Summer Terms: April 29 – August 20, 2023

  • Monday:  Closed to the public
  • Tuesday - Friday: 9am – 5pm by appointment
  • Saturday & Sunday:  Closed
  • Exceptions:
    • Monday May 29 (Memorial Day):  Closed
    • Monday June 19 (Juneteenth):  Closed
    • Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day):  Closed
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  • Spring Semester hours (beginning Jan 8, 2024)
    •   Mon–Thurs      9am–8pm
    •                   Fri      9am–5pm
    •                  Sat      1–5pm
    •                  Sun     1–8pm
  • Exceptions
    •    Mon. Jan 15    9am-5pm      CLOSED (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

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Regular Spring Term Hours Begin Monday, January 8

  • Mon - Thurs, 8:30am-8:00pm 
  • Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Saturday, CLOSED 
  • Sunday, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Special Hours and Holiday Closings

  • MLK Jr Holiday - Sun & Mon, 1/14 & 1/15 - CLOSED 

Spring Break

  • Sat & Sun, 3/9 & 3/10 - CLOSED
  • Mon-Fri, 3/11-3/15 - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat & Sun, 3/16 & 3/17 - CLOSED             

Finals Week

  • Sat, 4/20 - CLOSED
  • Sun, 4/21 - 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Mon-Thurs, 4/22-4/25 - 8:30am-8:00pm; Fri, 4/26 -  8:30am-5:00pm
  • Sat, 4/27 - CLOSED
  • Sun, 4/28 - 1:00pm-5:00pm

Break Week

  • Mon-Fri, 4/29-5/3 - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat & Sun, 5/4 & 5/5 - CLOSED    

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Spring Semester hours beginning January 8, 2024:
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Exceptions:

  • Monday, January 15: Closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Regular Spring Term Hours Begin Monday, January 8

  • Mon - Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm 
  • Saturday & Sunday, CLOSED 

Special Hours and Holiday Closings

  • MLK Jr Holiday - Sun & Mon, 1/14 & 1/15 - CLOSED 

Spring Break

  • Sat & Sun, 3/9 & 3/10 - CLOSED
  • Mon-Fri, 3/11-3/15 - Swipe Access Only
  • Sat & Sun, 3/16 & 3/17 - CLOSED             

Finals Week

  • Sat & Sun, 4/20 & 4/21 - CLOSED   
  • Mon-Fri, 4/22-4/26 - 9:00am-5:00pm 
  • Sat & Sun, 4/27 & 4/28 - CLOSED   

Break Week

  • Mon-Fri, 4/29-5/3 - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat & Sun, 5/4 & 5/5 - CLOSED    
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Spring Semester (January 8-April 25, 2024)

M-Th 9:00 am-8:00 pm
F 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat. 1:00-5:00 pm
Sun. 1:00-8:00 pm

Spring Break (March 11-17)

M-F 9:00 am-5:00 pm


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  • Spring Semester Jan. 8 – Apr. 26, 2024
    • Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
    • Friday: 8am – 5pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
    • Exceptions:
      • Martin Luther King Day, Moday Jan. 15: Closed
      • Spring Break, Saturday Mar. 9 – Sunday Mar. 17
        • Monday – Friday: 9am – 4pm
        • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

  • Location:

Regular Spring Term Hours Begin Monday, January 8

  • Mon - Thurs, 8:30am-8:00pm 
  • Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Saturday, CLOSED 
  • Sunday, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Special Hours and Holiday Closings

  • MLK Jr Holiday - Sun & Mon, 1/14 & 1/15 - CLOSED 

Spring Break

  • Sat & Sun, 3/9 & 3/10 - CLOSED
  • Mon-Fri, 3/11-3/15 - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat & Sun, 3/16 & 3/17 - CLOSED             

Finals Week

  • Sat, 4/20 - CLOSED
  • Sun, 4/21 - 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Mon-Thurs, 4/22-4/25 - 8:30am-8:00pm; Fri, 4/26 -  8:30am-5:00pm
  • Sat, 4/27 - CLOSED
  • Sun, 4/28 - 1:00pm-5:00pm

Break Week

  • Mon-Fri, 4/29-5/3 - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat & Sun, 5/4 & 5/5 - CLOSED    

 

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  • Monday-Thursday: 8am-10:00pm
  • Friday: 8am-6pm
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: 12pm-8pm

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Langsam Library Winter Break Hours
Day  Desk  Building 
Monday 8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 12 am
Tuesday 8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 12 am
Wednesday  8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 12 am
Thursday 8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 12 am
Friday 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 10 pm
Saturday 12 - 5 pm 12 - 10 pm
Sunday 12 - 8 pm 12 pm - 12 am

Exceptions

  • Monday, January 15, 2024 - MLK Jr. Holiday - Closed
  • March 9 through March 16th - Spring Break - Langsam only open M-F 8am-5pm.
  • Extended Exam Study Hours Sun. April 14th through Thu. April 25, 2024. Exact times to be posted closer to those dates.
  • Friday, April 26: Langsam Library will be open 8am - 5pm.
  • Langsam will be closed Saturday, April 27th and Sunday April 28th.

Users seeking assistance during our desk hours should call (513)556-1424. Users can also seek assistance via our Chat service Monday through Friday.

 


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UCBA Library Semester Hours
January 8 - April 25, 2024 Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:45 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
   
Spring Break: March 11 - March 17, 2024  
Ring Doorbell for Assistance  
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

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Hours are set through April 28, 2024.
Day Times
Monday - Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
Saturdays & Sundays Closed
   
Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 17
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
   
   

The library is also open by appointment. During appointments or drop-in hours, visitors may use the door bell outside the library to request service.


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Building & Library Access

Building doors are unlocked Monday -- Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm except during University of Cincinnati holidays. Law students, faculty, and staff have 24/7 access with their UC Bearcat ID cards.

Law Library & Circulation Desk Hours:

Fall 2023  

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm for nonlawschool persons
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm for law students, faculty, and staff  

University Holiday & Winter Season Days

Monday, Dec. 25, 2023 - Monday, Jan. 1, 2024 - CLOSED

Monday, Jan. 15, 2024 - CLOSED

Winter Break Hours (Jan. 2 - Jan. 14, 2023)

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Spring 2024 (Jan. 16 - May 12)

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm for nonlawschool persons
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm for law students, faculty, and staff  

Spring Break Hours (Mar. 11 - Mar. 15, 2023)

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm