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Library Homepage: A. C. Buehler Library

Library Reserve-a-seat/space:

At this time you must be a member of the Elmhurst University Community to reserve a space in the library. 
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Library hours

Fall Semester Hours:

Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm

Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday Closed (Fall 2020)

Sunday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

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Note: Jaypasses are now handled by Public Safety (in Lehmann Hall).
The AC Buehler Library is open.  
Please see our Library COVID Changes page for more information on new policies and procedures.

Need Help? Reach us via chat (on this page) or email (
Need Books? Use BlueJay Search (below) for curbside pickup!
Need Caffeine? 
The Buehler Library Cafe is open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 2:30 pm.
Starbucks has walk-up service, no reservation needed!

Quick Start

Welcome to Elmhurst's new library catalog, Bluejay Search! This catalog replaces I-Share and does so much more! Search for books, A/V, e-resources, articles and more from one place.

See this video for a quick tour of Bluejay Search to get you started.

Find an Electronic Journal

If you are looking for a specific article, try the EBSCO Citation Linker.

Click here for interlibrary loan article request form if a journal is not available. 

Helpful Links for Online Research

Today's Virtual Library Events

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Reference number: 630-617-3173

Main number: 630-617-3160

Chat with us!

We're happy to answer your questions via our IM chat service (when we are available). A couple of things: 

  • Please be patient. If we don't respond right away we may be helping someone else. We will do our best to get to you quickly.
  • Please send us your name and email address in the chat in case we get disconnected we can reach out or for followup help.
  • If the chat isn't live or something weird happens, feel free to email us at

We are happy to help. Let us know what you need.

New Books

eRead Illinois eBooks !
We belong to eRead Illinois, a group of libraries offering electronic books that you can download from the online catalog to your tablet, computer, or other device. You will need to use the 14 digit barcode number on your Jaypass for checkout, and download the appropriate software/app for your device. To see information on all our library eBooks visit our guide.

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