Plan a Visit to The Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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.
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. Registration can be completed by creating an online research account and reading our policies.
If you wish to consult with a Curator before your arrival, please contact them at “Ask a Curator.”
Using the Bus
Visitor Parking Information:
Lodging and Transportation around Campus:
Call 217 333-3777