Plan a Visit to The Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Location

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is located on the third floor (Room 346) on the north side of the Main Library at 1408 W. Gregory Drive in Urbana, Illinois. There is a metered parking lot with an entrance off 6th Street between Armory Avenue and Gregory Drive.

Hours

The Library is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Registration and Use

Researchers must register before using materials in our collections. The Rare Book & Manuscript Library Registration Form may be printed and filled-out in advance or in person at the library.

If you wish to consult with a Curator before your arrival, please contact them at “Ask a Curator.”

Directions:

http://illinois.edu/resourcesfor/visitors/directions.html

Using the Bus

MTD Silver, Blue, Brown, Yellow, and Bronze routes to north side bus stop.

MTD Green Express and Gold routes to south side bus stop.

Visitor Parking Information:

http://www.parking.illinois.edu/visitorparkinginfo.htm

Campus Maps:

http://illinois.edu/map/view

Lodging and Transportation around Campus:

http://illinois.edu/resourcesfor/visitors/transportation.html

Further Information:

Call 217 333-3777