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Library Homepage: A. C. Buehler Library

Seat Reservations are not being required at this time.
To enter the library all you need is your Jaypass.
Study Rooms still require reservations, you can make them here:

At this time you must be a current Elmhurst University student to reserve a study room. 
Study rooms can be reserved up to a week in advance in 15 minute blocks, 4 hour maximum per day.

Library hours

Please contact us through our
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August Hours
Monday 8/2 - Friday 8/6 Open 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday/Sunday, 8/7 & 8/8 - CLOSED

Monday 8/9 - Friday 8/13 - Open 8:00am-5:00pm

Saturday/Sunday 8/14 & 8/15 - CLOSED

Monday, August 16 - Thursday August 19 - Open 8:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday, August 21 - CLOSED

Sunday, 8/22 - 2:00pm-10:00pm

Monday, 8/23 -2:00pm-10:00pm

Tuesday, 8/24- Thursday 8/26 8:00am - 10:00pm

Friday, 8/27 - Open 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 8/28 - 12:00 - 5:00

Sunday 8/29 - Begin Fall Term Hours Open 2:00pm - 11:00pm

Fall Term Hours

Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 11:00pm
Friday  7:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday   2:00pm - 11:00pm

Need Help? Email Us!

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Need a Jaypass?
They are now handled by Public Safety, located 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!

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.

We are moving to a new linking tool here: Citation Linker - Bluejay Search

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

Helpful Links for Online Research

Please contact us through our EmailĀ at

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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.

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