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Charles B. Sears Law Library SUNY Buffalo Law School

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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| Regular Hours | Exceptions | Reading/Exam Period | Winter Recess | Winter Session |


Regular Hours - August 25 - December 4, 2014*

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

*Exceptions to Regular Hours

Saturday-Sunday 8/30-8/31 Closed
Monday 9/1 (Labor Day) Closed
Fall Break - October 2 - October 6
Thursday-Friday 10/2-10/3 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10/4 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10/5 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Monday 10/6 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Fall Recess - November 26 - November 30
Wednesday 11/26 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 11/27 (Thanksgiving) Closed
Friday-Saturday 11/28-11/29 Closed
Sunday 11/30 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Reading/Exam Period - December 5-19, 2014

Friday (last day of classes) 12/5 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/6 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/7 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/8-12/11 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/12 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/13 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/14 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/15-12/18 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/19 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Recess - December 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Saturday-Sunday 12/20-12/21 Closed
Monday-Tuesday 12/22-12/23 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 12/24 (Christmas Eve) Closed
Thursday 12/25 (Christmas) Closed
Friday-Wednesday 12/26-12/31 Closed
Thursday 1/1 (New Year's Day) Closed
Friday-Sunday 1/2-1/4 Closed

Winter Session - January 5-25, 2015

Monday-Thursday 1/5-1/8 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 1/9 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 1/10-1/11 Closed
Monday-Thursday 1/12-1/15 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 1/16 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 1/17-1/18 Closed
Monday 1/19 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) Closed
Tuesday-Thursday 1/20-1/22 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 1/23 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 1/24-1/25 Closed