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Hours & Location


Current Library Hours & Access

  • Monday to Friday: 8am — 8pm*
  • Saturday: 10am — 6pm*
  • Sunday: 12pm — 8pm*

*The above hours refer to the entire library space, i.e. all publicly-accessible areas and levels. Outside of these hours, the library's Extended Hours Study Space (EHSS) is open to Feinberg affiliates 24/7.

Reference Assistance
For reference questions, please phone us at 312-503-8126, email Galter Reference (monitored 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday) or contact your liaison librarian directly.

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Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center
320 E. Superior St., Chicago IL 60611
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The library entrance is between the security desk and Starbucks. Visitors to the library must show a Northwestern University Wildcard or affiliated hospital ID badge when entering. 

For details on Galter Library's policies and services with regard to COVID-19 / Coronavirus, please see our latest update.

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Updated: September 5, 2023