Albrecht Library Location and Hours

To Access Materials, Visit the:

Jack and Jan Creighton Special Collections Reading Room
105 Thompson Memorial Library
1858 Neil Avenue Mall
Columbus, Ohio 43210


Fall Semester Hours: August 25 - December 8, 2015 (Appointments encouraged.)

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 7:45 PM (late hours begin Tuesday, September 1)
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 12:45 PM (only when no home football game - check schedule)
Sunday: Closed
Holidays: closed September 5-7, November 26, 27)
Breaks and day before Thanksgiving: 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM (October 15, 16, November 25, December 9)

To make an appointment call: 614-292-5938, or send an e-mail to: rarebooks@osu.edu

It is not recommended that you use this email address to schedule next day appointments. If you would like to send an email with pertinent bibliographic information for your requests, please telephone 614-292-5938 to ensure receipt of your email.  For your convenience, it is also recommended that you make appointments at least two business days in advance of your visit.  Appointments must be confirmed by Rare Books staff.

Mailing Address:

Rare Books & Manuscripts Library
119 Thompson Library
1858 Neil Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210