Special Hours

All Carl Sandburg College campuses are reopened. Please be advised that all campuses are adhering to social distancing and face-covering guidelines in accordance with Phase 4 of Restore Illinois. For more information, see the Restore Sandburg Plan.

When planning your next visit to Sandburg Library, please also see our Sandburg Library Reopening Plans LibGuide for general guidance on library operations during Phase 4. Please direct any questions for the library to library@sandburg.edu



Galesburg Campus

Due to the pandemic and reduced staff availability, the main campus library's hours will be altered for the Fall 2020 semester.

August 17th -December 11th

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:45 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
  • Physical space closed Fridays—Virtual services are still available 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. as staff work from home

For virtual assistance:

  • E-mail us: library@sandburg.edu
  • Call us: 309.341.5257
  • Text us: 872.221.0124
  • OR use the chat button at the bottom right corner of this page

Please also note the following service changes on Fridays:

  • Makerspace, OneButton, and VR Studio: Closed
  • Tech Help: E-mail support@sandburg.edu for assistance
  • Computer access: Open labs available in B3 and A31


Carthage Campus

M-TH 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. 
F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Closed - Labor Day, Mon Sep 7
Closed - Election Day, Tues Nov 3
Closed - Thanksgiving Break, Thu-Fri Nov 26-27
Closed - Winter break, Dec 24-Jan 3