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Agricultural Information Center


 

 

Regular Fall Semester
(Monday, Sept 1 - Friday, Dec 19)
Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays - Sundays: Closed

Exceptions:
Monday, September 1 (Labor Day): Closed
Tuesday Nov 25: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday Nov 26 - Friday Nov 29 (Thanksgiving): Closed

 

 

Winter Break & Intersession
(Saturday, Dec 20 - Sunday, January 18)
Mondays - Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays - Sundays: Closed

Exceptions:
Monday Dec 22 - Friday Jan 2 (Winter Break): Closed

 

 

Regular Spring Semester
(Monday, Jan 19 - Friday, May 8)
Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays - Sundays: Closed 

Exceptions:
Monday, January 19 (Martin Luther King Birthday): Closed
Monday March 16 - Friday March 20 (Spring Break): Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 


 


Design Library


 

Finals Week Hours 

 

Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

*If classes are cancelled due to the University's operating on Plan B, the Design Library will be closed. 

 

Holiday Hours

Closed December 20th-21st

December 22nd-23rd, 8 - 4:30

Closed December 24th - January 4th

January 5th-9th, 8 - 4:30

Closed January 10th-11th

January 12th-13th, 8 - 4:30

 

Spring 2015 Hours (resume January 14th) 

 

Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Education Library


 Regular Fall Semester:  

 beginning Tuesday September 2, 2014

 

 Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

 Sundays: 2:00p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 27- Sunday, November 30: CLOSED

 

 


 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

If the University of Kentucky is closed, the Education Library is closed as well.

 

 

 


Engineering Library



Fall 2014

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

 

Exceptions: 

Closed: September 1           for Labor day
           November 26-28     for Thanksgiving Holiday.  

If the University of Kentucky is closed, the Shaver Engineering Library is closed as well.


Lucille Little Fine Arts Library & Learning Center


Fall semester

(Wednesday, August 27 - Friday, December 19)
Mondays - Thursdays: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Fridays: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sundays: 1:00 - 10:00 p.m.


Winter Break & Intersession
(Saturday, December 20 - Tuesday, January 13)
Mondays - Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays - Sundays: Closed

Exceptions:
Thursday, December 25 - Sunday, January 4 (Winter Break): Closed







Medical Center Library


Regular Schedule:
Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - Midnight
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sundays: Noon - 8:00 p.m.

  

Exceptions:

  

Winter Break 2014

Saturday, December 20 - Sunday, December 21:  CLOSED

Monday, December 22 - Wednesday, December 24: Open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday, December 25 - Sunday, December 28: CLOSED

Monday, December 29 - Wednesday, December 31: Open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday, January 1 - Saturday, January 3: CLOSED

Sunday, January 4: Resume regular hours at 12 Noon



Science Library


Regular Fall Hours

(Tuesday September 2- Friday, December 19)

Mondays - Thursdays: 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Fridays: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 12p.m. - 5p.m.

  

Exceptions:

 

Thanksgiving Break:

Tuesday 11/25/14    7:45am - 4:30pm

Wednesday 11/26/14 - Sunday 11/30/14 CLOSED

Resume Normal Semester Hours on Monday 12/1/14 

 

 

Winter Break: 

(Saturday 12/20/14 - Tuesday 1/13/15)

Mondays - Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturdays - Sundays: Closed

Exceptions:

Wednesday Dec 24 - Friday Jan 2 (Winter Break): Closed

 

When the University announces delayed openings or closures due to inclement weather, the Science Library will follow the same temporary schedule.

 

 Regular Spring Hours 

(Wednesday, January 14 - Friday, May 8)

Mondays - Thursdays: 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Fridays: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturdays: Closed 

Sunday 12p.m. - 5p.m.

 

Exceptions:

Sunday 1/18/15 - Monday1/19/15 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday): CLOSED

Sunday March 15: CLOSED

Monday March 16 - Friday March 20 (Spring Break): Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Maps are available only until 4:30 p.m.


Special Collections Research Center


Breckinridge Research Room
Mondays - Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays: Closed


The Special Collections Research Center will be closed from December 24, 2014 through January 2, 2015. 

SCRC will reopen on January 5, 2015.


William T. Young Library


Please Note: See the hours that apply to specific departments and offices within Young Library.

IDs are required for entry to the library between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters. See details.


 Fall Semester Hours: September 7 - December 19

 

OPEN AT NOON ON SUNDAY

REMAIN OPEN THROUGH FRIDAY AT 8:00PM

SATURDAY 8:00AM - 8:00PM

 

EXTENDED HOURS FOR FINALS WEEK

Friday, December 12                                 Close at midnight

Saturday, December 13                             8:00am - midnight


LAST DAY OF FALL SEMESTER, DECEMBER 19     CLOSE AT 5:00PM

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Semester Break Hours, December 20, 2014 - January 13, 2015

Saturday & Sunday, December 20 & 21           CLOSED

Monday- Wednesday, December 22 - 24          8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday, December 25                                 CLOSED

Friday, December 26                                     CLOSED

Saturday & Sunday, December 27 &28           CLOSED

Monday - Wednesday, December 29 - 31        8:00am - 5:00pm

2015

Thursday, January 1                                     CLOSED

Friday, January 2                                          CLOSED

Saturday & Sunday, January 3 & 4                 CLOSED

Monday - Friday, January 5 - 9                      8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday, January 10 & 11             noon - 5:00pm

Monday & Tuesday, January 12 & 13              8:00am - 8:00pm

 

 



 Why Young Library Requires IDs After 10:00 p.m.

Because of the confluence of two situations:

  • Number of assaults and sex offenses in and around Young Library in previous years.
  • Students' demands to have library open 24 hours.

The library reinstated its 24-hour schedule in Fall 2005, but with stricter security guidelines in place. A comprehensive security assessment of the Young Library area was completed in summer 2004 and recommended limiting the library to electronic access from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. (i.e., having students use student IDs to gain entrance to the library). The library implemented a suitable alternative since badge access was not feasible. Access was restricted to:

  • Current UK students, faculty, staff and reciprocal college borrowers (see list below).
  • IDs would be checked manually.
  • Restricted access period was shortened to 10:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m.

This restricted access period corresponds to the same restricted access period employed by the Medical Center.

Restricting access is common practice in libraries with extended hours. Requiring an ID to enter the building overnight is a security measure and is enforced for the safety and security of every student, staff, and faculty member in the library after 10:00 p.m. Alternatives such as having student records checked by name or address are neither practical nor safe, increasing the time one would wait to enter the building, creating congestion in the library foyer, and increasing the chances of someone giving a false address to gain entry.

*Additional information for Federal Depository Users.
 

Reciprocal Colleges

 Alice Lloyd College
 Asbury University
 Asbury Theological Seminary
 Bellarmine University
 Berea College
 Brescia University
 Campbellsville University
 Centre College
 Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
 Eastern Kentucky University
 Frontier Nursing University
 Georgetown College
 KCTCS
 Kentucky Christian University
 Kentucky State University
 Kentucky Wesleyan College
 Lexington Theological Seminary
 Lindsey Wilson College
 Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
 Midway College
 Morehead State University
 Murray State University

 Northern Kentucky University
 St. Catharine College
 Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
 Sullivan University
 Thomas More College
 Transylvania University
 Union College
 University of Louisville
 University of Pikeville (UPike)
 University of the Cumberlands
 Western Kentucky University