Library Hours and Services Update for Fall 2020

Dear students, faculty and staff,

The UIC University Library buildings will be closed for Thanksgiving from Nov. 26-29, 2020 and reopen Mon., Nov. 30. Library hours vary by each building location and are subject to change pending revised guidance from UIC and State of Illinois health and safety officials. Visit the Library website at for the most up-to-date information and hours for each Library building.

Hours for Library buildings for the rest of the fall semester 2020 are as follows:

Richard J. Daley Library
Nov. 30 – Dec. 11
Sun. – Closed
Mon. – Thu. – 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. – 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat. – Closed

Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago
Nov. 30 – Dec. 18
Sun. – Closed
Mon. – Fri. – 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat. – Closed

A reservation and Health Check are required to enter Library buildings on the Chicago campuses. Visit for more information and to make a seat reservation.

Materials Pick-Up at the Daley Library and LHS-Chicago
Physical materials can be borrowed using low-contact pickup or the space reservation system. For more information and hours, visit

Crawford Library of the Health Sciences-Rockford
Closed for the rest of the fall 2020 semester.

Virtual reference assistance and pick-up of materials are available by appointment only.

Contact Janet McMahon at to schedule an appointment to pick-up materials.

For reference or literature search assistance, contact Cynthia Reynolds at

Library of the Health Sciences-Peoria
Nov. 30 – Dec. 18
Sun. – Closed
Mon. – Thu. – 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. – 7:30  a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat. – 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Dec. 19 – Closed
Dec. 21–22 (See website for hours)

Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana
By appointment only.

Chat with a Librarian will be available over Thanksgiving and for the rest of the fall semester during the following hours:

Sun. – 10 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Mon. – Thu. – 7:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Fri. – 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat. – 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Visit the Library website for additional online reference help:


Karen J. Colley
Interim University Librarian and Dean of Libraries

For more information, please contact:
Library Communications

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