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


Late Summer - July 27 - August 30, 2015**

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday Closed
**Exceptions:
Monday, 7/27 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Regular Hours - August 31 - December 4, 2015*

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 9/5-9/6 Closed
Monday 9/7 (Labor Day) Closed
Fall Break - October 1 - October 4
Thursday-Friday 10/1-10/2 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10/3 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10/4 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Fall Recess - November 25 - November 29
Wednesday 11/25 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 11/26 (Thanksgiving) Closed
Friday-Saturday 11/27-11/28 Closed
Sunday 11/29 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday (last day of classes) 12/4 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Reading/Exam Period - December 5-18, 2015

Saturday 12/5 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/6 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/7-12/10 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/11 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/12 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/13 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/14-12/17 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/18 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Recess - December 19, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Saturday-Sunday 12/19-12/20 Closed
Monday-Wednesday 12/21-12/23 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 12/24 (Christmas Eve) Closed
Friday 12/25 (Christmas) Closed
Saturday-Sunday 12/26-12/27 Closed
Monday-Thursday 12/28-12/31 Closed
Friday 1/1 (New Year's Day) Closed
Saturday-Sunday 1/2-1/3 Closed

Winter Session - January 4-24, 2016**

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday Closed
**Exceptions:
Monday 1/18 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) Closed