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Ruby E. Dare Library

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Summer Hours

Summer Hours

May 31 - August 12

Monday - Thursday: Open 8 am - 4 pm
Friday: Open 9 am - 2 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Holiday Closed Dates:

Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2022



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Campus Printing
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Phone Numbers

How to

Access Resources Off-Campus
Do Research
Renew a Book
Request a Book in I-Share Catalog

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About the Library

Check-Out Periods
Group Study Room Reservations

Semester Hours
 Sunday: 6:00 -11:00 pm *
 Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-11:00pm * **
 Friday: 8:00 am-5:00pm

 Saturday: Closed

 *GU Keycard access only after 5 pm.
  **Closed Wednesday 9:30-10:30am for Chapel.

Reference Chat, Email, Phone
 Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm

  Monday-Thursday: 7:00-9:00pm

 Circ Desk  618-664-6603
 Ref Desk  618-664-6599

Need Textbooks?


Can't afford to buy textbooks? Check GU OneSearch for your options to get the book via the library. You may be able to download an ebook version, check the print book out on Reserve or order the book via I-Share.

Covid Information

The Library is currently open to everyone, Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. We are currently following the Governor of Illinois' order that while indoors and in public spaces everyone, regardless of vaccine status, must wear a mask.

Need to Print on Campus?

Need to connect to Campus Printing? Follow these instructions.