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


Regular Fall Hours - August 29 - December 2, 2016*

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 9/3-9/4 Closed
Monday 9/5 (Labor Day) Closed
Fall Break - September 29 - September 30
Thursday-Friday 9/29-9/30 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fall Recess - November 23 - November 26
Wednesday 11/23 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 11/24 (Thanksgiving) Closed
Friday-Saturday 11/25-11/26 Closed
Sunday 11/27 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday (last day of classes) 12/2 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Reading/Exam Period - December 3-16, 2016

Saturday 12/3 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/4 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/5-12/8 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/9 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/10 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/11 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/12-12/15 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/16 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Recess - December 17, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Saturday-Sunday 12/17-12/18 Closed
Monday-Friday 12/19-12/23 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/24 (Christmas Eve) Closed
Sunday 12/25 (Christmas) Closed
Monday-Friday 12/26-12/30 Closed
Saturday 12/31 (New Year's Eve) Closed
Sunday 1/1 (New Year's Day) Closed
Monday 1/2 Closed

Winter Session - January 3-29, 2017**

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday Closed
**Exceptions:
Monday 1/16 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) Closed