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About the Library: Law Library Hours

Hours, staff directory and more information about the library.

Spring 2017 Semester Hours - Central Hower (Jan. 17 - May 12)

Staffed Hours Central Hower stem school

Monday - Thursday    8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday     8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Public Access to the law library at Central Hower: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Spring Break - March 27 - April 2, 2017:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer Intercession - May 13 - May 29, 2017

Tentative Interim Hours

Building Access Hours:

  • 24/7 Keycard access for law faculty, law staff and law students.
  • Public access 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 


  • Weekdays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 
  • Exception: Closed: Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day)

Question about the Hours?

Contact the Library at (330) 972-7330 

All Law Library Services at Central Hower Room 322

Starting Fall Orientation Week (August 22) all library services will be located at Central Hower Room 322.  

The Central Hower building is located at 123 South Forge Street. See Campus Map.  

A mini collection of current library materials and the library staff are at Central Hower, as well as course books, Sum and Substance CDs and MP3s.  There is also study space in Room 322 and Room 309 of Central Hower.  

A printer is located in Room 309.  A photocopier/scanner available for students in room 317. 

24/7 keycard access to Central Hower is now available for law students, faculty and staff at Door Number 1, the Main Door and at Door 6 (on S. College St. and Forge St.).

Two minute video on how to get to Central Hower, where to park, and what is in the library.

Where are the Books?

Due to the renovation, some of library's print collection will be temporarily unavailable. (See Other Area Law Libraries, below)

  • FYI - OASP books are available in Central Hower Room 308

Available at Central Hower, Room 322 

  • Course books 
  • Sum and substance audio CDs 
  • United States Code Service
  • Reference Collection (popular items, including hornbooks and current Ohio treatises)
  • Ohio Jurisprudence 3d
  • West's Ohio Digest
  • Ohio Revised Code Annotated (Baldwin's and Page's)
  • Ohio Administrative Code
  • Current treatises
  • Current law reviews
  • DVDs

The library staff will be happy to help you locate the items you need.  Also, many items can be ordered via Ohiolink.


Other Area Law Libraries

Members of the public who need access to print legal materials can go to: