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Phillips Library Information: Hours, Contact Us, and General Information

General information about Phillips Library including contact information, hours and quick answers to other common questions.

General Hours

Spring Term:

March 8 - April 1
Monday - Thursday 8am - 2am
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 2am
Easter Holiday, April 2 - April 5
Thursday, April 2  8am - 10pm
Friday, April 3 - Sunday, April 5 Closed
April 6 - April 23
Monday - Thursday 8am - 2am
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 2am
Finals Extended Hours, April 24 - May 3
Friday, April 24  8am - 9pm
Saturday, April 25  9am - 9pm
Sunday, April 26  1pm - 4am
Monday, April 27 - Wednesday, April 29  8am - 4am
Thursday, April 30  8am - 10pm
Friday, May 1  8am - 5pm
Saturday, May 3 & Sunday, May 4  Closed

Reference Hours

Information Services Librarians are available the following hours:

Spring Term 2015

Monday - Thursday 8am - 10pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 9pm

Phone Numbers and Address

General Information:
630-844-5437 (phone)
630-844-3848 (fax)

Circulation Desk:

Interlibrary Loan:

Reference and Research Assistance:
630-844-7534 (phone)
630-796-7615 (text)

The Jenks Collection:

Mailing Address
All communications should be addressed c/o Phillips Library:
347 S. Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506-4892

Driving Directions
Phillips Library is located at the corner of:
Marseillaise Place and Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506-4892

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About Phillips Library

Phillips Library houses a collection of more than 82,000 books and 6,500 multimedia materials. Electronic resources include 110,000 ebooks and an online catalog networked with 80 academic and research libraries in the state. More than 80 indexes and online databases provide current students, faculty, and staff with access to 37,000 unique periodical titles. Over 80 online subject research guides are also available. Phillips Library is open 102 hours a week, seven days a week when classes are in session, and offers a variety of services to the campus community.




  • 27 available for use in Phillips Library (during these hours)
  • 3 hour loan period with 1 renewal
  • Ability to print to the Phillips Library printer
  • Photo ID required
  • $865 fine for lost laptop


  • Computer Lab in the Phillips Library (during Computer Lab Hours)
  • Additional scanners are available in the Dunham Hall computer labs.  Contact ITS at 630-844-5790 or


  • Available throughout Phillips Library
  • Printing available only from Phillips Library laptops
  • Login using your AU username and password

Regular Printing:

  • Available from all Phillips Library computers and laptops
  • Wireless printing from your own computer is not supported
  • Black and white printing only.
  • Free

Color Printing

  • Available for a small fee from the AU Copy Center
  • Free color printing from Freenters is available in the computer labs located in Phillips Library and Dunham Hall
    • For more information this free color printing system, please create an account at Freenters


  • Available near the Information Services Desk
  • Black and white photocopying only.  Color copying is not available in Phillips Library
  • $  .10 per page
  • For color copying or printing please contact the AU Copy Center


  • Inquire at the Information Services Desk
  • Outgoing fax - $1 for the first page; $ .50 for each additional page
  • Incoming fax (630-844-3848) - $ .20 each page

Stapler, paper-cutter and three-hole punch:

  • Available and free!

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