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Library Hours

Prairie Research Institute Library 
Monday - Friday 
8:30am to 5:00pm

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1816 South Oak St.
Champaign, IL. 61820 

bus routes 

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Our Location

Room 1027, Forbes Natural History Building
(formerly known as the I-Building)
1816 S. Oak St.
Champaign IL


From campus, take First Street south to St. Mary's Road
Turn right (west) onto St. Mary's Road
Turn left (south) onto Oak Street
Turn left (east) into the parking lot (2nd and 3rd left turns off Oak St)
Building entrances are on the north and south ends of the building.  The INHS Library (Room 1027) is closest to the north entrance

  • 1.1 mi. from Natural Resources Building [route]
  • 1.3 mi. from Main Library [route]
  • 1.9 mi. from Illini Union [route]


Metered spaces are available near the south entrance of the building.  Visitors spending less than 30 minutes may use the loading zone spaces near the south building entrance at no charge.  If you have questions, please call 333-6892 or email us.

Bus Routes &  Schedules

Campus to Forbes Natural History Building:

Forbes Natural History Building to Campus:

For more information on bus routes, see contact MTD at 217-384-8188