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Charles B. Sears Law Library University at Buffalo School of Law

Hours & Location

The Charles B. Sears Law Library is located on the second through seventh floors of O'Brian Hall. The Library entrance is on the second floor of the building. View hours for all UB libraries.

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| Summer Session II | Regular Fall Hours | Exceptions | Reading/Exam Period | Winter Recess |


Summer Session II - July 25-August 27

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday Closed

Regular Fall Hours - August 28 - December 1, 2017*

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

*Exceptions to Regular Fall Hours

Saturday-Sunday 9/2-9/3 Closed
Monday 9/4 (Labor Day) Closed
Fall Break - September 28 - September 29
Thursday-Friday 9/28-9/29 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fall Recess - November 22 - November 26
Wednesday 11/22 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 11/23 (Thanksgiving) Closed
Friday-Saturday 11/24-11/25 Closed
Sunday 11/26 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday (last day of classes) 12/1 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Reading/Exam Period - December 2-15, 2017

Saturday 12/2 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/3 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/4-12/7 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/8 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/9 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/10 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/11-12/14 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/15 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Recess - December 16, 2017 - January 2, 2018

Saturday-Sunday 12/16-12/17 Closed
Monday-Friday 12/18-12/22 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/23 Closed
Sunday 12/24 (Christmas Eve) Closed
Monday 12/25 (Christmas) Closed
Tuesday-Friday 12/26-12/29 Closed
Saturday 12/30 Closed
Sunday 12/31 (New Year's Eve) Closed
Monday 1/1 (New Year's Day) Closed
Tuesday 1/2 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.