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Gallagher Law Library Hours

This page lists the hours that the Gallagher Law Library and its Reference Office are open.

Public Drop-In Hours

Anyone is welcome to visit us in person to use the law library's resources.

Public Hours

Day Library Reference Services
Monday-Friday 11am-3pm 11am-3pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED CLOSED

If you have a need to use the Federal Depository Library Program collection outside of these hours, please send us a message to explain your need and when you would like to visit. These appointments are limited to M-F, 8am-5pm.

UW Law Alumni & Washington State Bar Association Members

If you are UW Law alumnus or a member of the Washington State Bar Association and would like access to the library space between 8-4:30, M-F during times when the library is not open for public drop-ins, send us a message to make an appointment to visit. On the day of your visit, you'll need to present ID and your WSBA card at the door. 

UW Community Hours

Members of the UW Community are welcome to visit our space M-F, 8am to 5pm. You will need to use your Husky Card to swipe into the doors in the mornings and afternoons, when we are not open to public drop ins. Please be prepared to show your Husky Card to library staff as we walk through to close to the public at 2:30 every afternoon.

Please see the Closures and Irregular Hours page for times when the library will not be open to the UW community.

UW Law Community Hours

Current UW Law faculty, staff, and students can use the library space 24/7. The Info Desk is staffed M-F, 8-5. After hours, please use the elevator to access L1 and the clipboard at the desk to check out books.