Hours, Maps & Directions

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Regular Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    reference service: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:45 PM
    reference service: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
    *reference service: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    *reference service: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • *graduate students available for limited assistance

Exceptions

  • January 1st, 2016 - New Year's Day - closed
  • January 18th, 2016 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - closed
  • May 30th, 2016 - Memorial Day - closed
  • July 4th, 2016 - Independence Day - closed
  • September 5th, 2016 - Labor Day - closed
  • November 23th, 2016 - Thanksgiving Eve - close early at 5:45
  • November 24th, 2016 - Thanksgiving Day - closed
  • December 24th, 2016 - Christmas Eve - closed
  • December 25th, 2016 - Christmas Day - closed
  • December 26th, 2016 - Christmas Day (observed) - closed
  • December 27th, 2016 - close early at 5:45
  • December 28th, 2016 - close early at 5:45
  • December 29th, 2016 - close early at 5:45
  • December 31st, 2016 - New Year's Eve - closed
  • January 1st, 2017 - New Year's Day - closed
  • January 2nd, 2017 - New Year's Day (observed) - closed

Directions

Finding the Library

Ebling Library is on the 2nd floor of the Health Sciences Learning Center, right next door to the University of Wisconsin Hospital.

From I-90 or US 151

  • Take I-90 or US 151 to Hwy 12/18
  • Follow Hwy 12/18, exit at Park Street (Exit 261 B)
  • Proceed north on Park Street about 5 miles to University Avenue, turn left
  • Proceed 5 blocks, then make slight right onto Campus Drive (not Old University)
  • Take the Highland Avenue exit, turn right
  • Building is on your left, near intersection of Walnut and Highland, before UW Hospital

Bus Information

Metro Schedules

Free Route 80: Weekday Standard Schedule | Weekend Schedule
Other Routes: 2 | 9 | 11 | 28 | 38 | 44

Eastbound: Highland in Front of HSLC
Free Route: 80
Other Routes: 2 | 9 | 11 | 28 | 38 | 44

Routes on Campus Map

Westbound: Highland in Front of Pharmacy
Free Route: 80
Other Routes: 2 | 9 | 11 | 28 | 38 | 44

Google Maps
Choose your origin and destination (even using non-address names like Bascom Hall or Camp Randall Stadium) and you can access Madison Metro route information like suggested routes, travel times, etc. Just click on the bus icon.

Metro Trip Planner
Enter your origin, destination, date/time for departure or arrival to view trips.

Metro Transit Tracker
Select your route, travel direction, and stop. Metro Transit Tracker will return the estimated arrival time for up to the next three buses scheduled on the selected route.

Bike Information

Madison B-Cycle Bike Sharing Program
Don't want to drive or ride the bus but don't have your own bike? Try the new B-Cycle bike sharing program just started in Summer 2011. There are 20 active stations in the downtown area, 35 in all with more than 350 bikes available for use. Special rates are available for students.

Parking

For fee parking is available in lot 76 at any hour.

Free parking is available M-F after 4:30 pm and all day Saturday and Sunday in lots 60 and 82.

Free parking is available all day Saturday and Sunday in lot 76.

Disabled parking: If a vehicle has a University disabled permit, there are 4 stalls in surface lot 74 outside the HSLC.

Lot Addresses/Enforcement Hours

View Lots on the UW-Madison Campus Map:
lot 60  |  lot 74  |  lot 76  |  lot 82  |  lot 95

Page last updated: September 30, 2015
Questions or suggestions? Contact Rhonda Sager