Library Hours

Ames Library

Fall & Spring Semester

  • Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • Monday - Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Card swipe access

  • Sunday through Thursday, 8:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, 6:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m.

At these times, the library is accessible to all students, faculty and staff, visiting scholars, and retirees using their ID cards. Alumni and members of our I-Share consortium may gain entrance by showing their ID cards. During special events, such as Homecoming, the card swipe system will be disabled. If you have any questions, please contact the University Librarian, kschmidt@iwu.edu or 309-556-3834.

Tate Archives & Special Collections

Home of the University's Archives, located on the library's 4th floor

Spring 2017

  • Weekdays: 9:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Other times by appointment

Library Annual Hours