William L. Clements Library

Hours & Directions

Please note: During the Clements Library renovation project, we are temporarily located at 1580 E. Ellsworth Rd. We will close on August 31, 2015 to move back and re-open at 909 South University Ave. in January 2016. For more information, see the Renovation Project Update page.

** Please be advised that reading room seating is limited and cannot be guaranteed. Contact the library before making any travel plans. **

Library Hours

The Clements Library is open throughout the year excepting holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Library hours vary seasonally:

Labor Day through Memorial Day:

Monday: 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am – 7:45 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Memorial Day through Labor Day:

Monday: 9:00 am – 5:45 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:45 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:45 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:45 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 11:45 am

Directions

The Library is temporarily located at 1580 E. Ellsworth Road on the south side of Ann Arbor.


Bus Schedules

The following links will bring you to schedules (with maps) for the AATA bus lines that provide service to our new location. If you have an MCard, all you have to do is swipe it. Otherwise the full fare cost of a ride on the AATA is $1.50.

From Central Campus/Downtown to Ellsworth Rd.

Route 5 from Downtown Ann Arbor
Route 6 from Downtown Ann Arbor

Directions: Get off at the corner of Ellsworth Road and Stone School, in front of Ahmo's. Cross Stone School Road at the light. The building is 3rd on the left after the intersection.

From Ellsworth Rd. back to Central Campus/Downtown

Route 5 to Downtown Ann Arbor
Route 6 to Downtown Ann Arbor

Directions: Get on the bus at the northeast corner of Ellsworth and Stone School, across from Ahmo's.

Driving Directions

From Detroit and Metro Airport (heading West)

Take I-94 West to State Street (Exit 177). Turn left (south). Continue on State Street to E. Ellsworth Road. Turn left (east). The building is on the right, about 500 yards past Varsity Drive.

From Chicago (heading East)

Take I-94 East to State Street (Exit 177). Turn right (south). Continue on State St. to E. Ellsworth Road. Turn left (east). The building is on the right, about 500 yards past Varsity Drive.

From Ohio (heading North)

Take US-23 North to I-94 West. Exit at State Street (Exit 177). Turn left (south). Continue on State St. to E. Ellsworth Road. Turn left (east). The building is on the right, about 500 yards past Varsity Drive.

From Northern MI (heading South)

Take I-75 South to US-23 South to I-94 West to State Street (Exit 177). Turn left (south). Continue on State St. to E. Ellsworth Road. Turn left (east). The building is on the right, about 500 yards past Varsity Drive.

From Lansing

Take I-96 East to US-23 South to I-94 West to State Street (Exit 177). Turn left (south). Continue on State St. to E. Ellsworth Road. Turn left (east). The building is on the right, about 500 yards past Varsity Drive.

From Northwest Suburbs of the Metro Detroit Area

Take I-696 to I-275 South to M-14 West to US 23 South to I-94 West to State Street (Exit 177). Turn left (south). Continue on State St. to E. Ellsworth Road. Turn left (east). The building is on the right, about 500 yards past Varsity Drive.

Parts of Detroit, Redford, M-14, Plymouth and Canton

Take I-96 to M-14 West to US 23 South to I-94 West to State Street (Exit 177). Turn left (south). Continue on State St. to E. Ellsworth Road. Turn left (east). The building is on the right, about 500 yards past Varsity Drive.

Maps of Ann Arbor and the campus

Parking

Free parking is available at the 1580 E. Ellsworth Road location.