Hours

The library is open to current U of I students, faculty, and staff via card swipe. Please see the Library's Opening Guide for details of our reopening services. The Studio, CDIL, and room bookings are currently closed.

Building Hours

Semester Hours

August 23 - December 17, January 12 - May 15

Monday - Thursday 6:00am - 2:00am
Friday 6:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 2:00am

Summer Hours

May 16 - August 22

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 12:00pm - 8:00pm

All hours are Pacific time and are subject to change for special circumstances. If a holiday is not listed in reduced hours, the Library will be open.


Reference Desk Hours

Semester Hours

August 23 - May 15

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Hours

May 16 - August 22

Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 3:00pm

U of I librarians are available to help via chat, text, or email during Reference Desk hours. Meetings with a librarian are also available by appointment during regular hours, please email libref@uidaho.edu to set up a time. Even when the reference desk is closed, Chat help from librarians from other academic libraries is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

You can also contact your subject liaison or call our Circulation Desk (208-885-6559) for assistance.


Interlibrary Loan

ILL Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Special Collections

Reading Room Hours

Reading Room by appointment only Contact us:
libspec@uidaho.edu

Gary Strong Curriculum Center

Semester Hours

August 23 - May 15

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Summer Hours

May 16 - August 22

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Friday 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Reduced Hours and Closures

Fall Reduced Hours

September 6 12:00pm - 6:00pm
September 7 - Labor Day Closed
September 8 Resume Fall Hours

Fall Recess

November 22 12:00pm - 6:00pm
November 23-25 8:00am - 6:00pm
November 26 Closed
November 27 12:00pm - 6:00pm
November 28 Closed
November 29 12:00pm - 6:00pm
November 30 Resume Fall Hours

Winter Intersession

December 19 Closed
December 20 12:00pm - 6:00pm
December 21-23 8:00am - 6:00pm
December 24-January 2 Closed
January 3 10:00am - 6:00pm
January 4-8 8:00am - 6:00pm
January 9 Closed
January 10 10:00am - 6:00pm
January 11-12 7:45am - 10:00pm
January 13 Resume Spring Hours

Spring Recess

March 14 12:00pm - 8:00pm
March 15-19 8:00am - 6:00pm
March 20 Closed
March 21 Resume Regular Hours

Summer Closures

May 31 - Memorial Day Closed
July 4 - Independence Day Closed