Intersession Hours: 1/3 – 1/15

We hope you all enjoyed a safe and happy holiday season. As the UIS winter break continues before Spring Semester begins, Brookens Library will be operating on Intersession Hours from Tuesday, January 3 – Sunday, January 15 and will be observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16 with a special closure. During the Intersession we will be open:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Special Closure: Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

We will re-open with regular Spring Semester on Tuesday, January 17.

Check out the Calendar View of our hours

January Calendar View


Winter Break Special Hours & Closures

Finals Week marks the end of another semester at UIS.  We will reduce our hours and have special holiday closures over the winter break from Saturday, December 10, 2016 through Monday, January 16, 2017. A complete list of our hours is always available on our website for your convenience.

Reduced Hours of Operation (Saturday, December 10 – Thursday, December 22):

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Monday – Friday: OPEN 9AM – 5 PM

Holiday CLOSURE:

Friday, December 23 – Monday,  January 2

We re-open with reduced hours on Tuesday, January 3

Spring Semester Reduced Hours: (Tuesday, January 3 – Sunday, January 15)

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Monday – Friday: OPEN 9AM – 5PM

Special Closure: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 16): CLOSED

We re-open with regular Spring Semester hours Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Calendar view of hours December 2016

Calendar View of Library Hours January 2017

Brookens Holiday Hours and Closures

We know you’re busy studying for finals so we wanted to remind you that our hours change during Winter Break.

Holiday / Winter Break Recess (12/10- 1/2)

Sat-Sun (12/10 – 12/18): Closed
Mon-Friday (12/12 – 12/22): 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri-Tue (12/23 – 12/27): Holiday Closure
Wed-Fri (12/28 – 12/30): BUILDING CLOSED/E-mail services available 10 AM – 2 PM
Sat-Mon (12/31 – 1/2): Holiday Closure

Brookens Library will re-open with regular hours on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Library Extended Hours: Nov 28th – Dec 1st

You’re up late, so we are too!

With the end of the semester drawing near, we know you need more time to prepare for projects and exams. The week before finals we are staying open an extra 3 hours each night.

Extended Hours:

Monday, November 28th – Thursday, December 1st 8:30 am to 3:00 am

Friday, December 2nd 8:30 am to 9:00 pm

 Come to Brookens to get your study on!

Extended Hours Poster


Library Extended Hours (May 2-6)

It’s that time of the semester again – the week before finals!

We know you have more to do than time to do it so we are keeping our

doors open even longer to help better serve your needs!

We will be open an additional 3 hours each night all week long:

Monday – Thursday  (May 2-5 ) 8:30 am – 3:00 am!

Friday (May 6): 8:30 am – 9:00 pm!

Snacks and beverages will be provided to keep you going strong into the wee hours. Good luck studying!