Closures and changes to opening times over winter vacation

Carys Adamson
Tuesday 10 December 2019

students walking toward Main Library in rain

We hope you all have a lovely festive season and winter break!

Most Library facilities will close at 5pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019 and re-open on Monday 06 January 2020. During this time, 24-hour PC classrooms will still be available in the Irvine Building, Mathematics Building, and Bute Building. Please remember that you will need your ID card for access. A map of classroom locations is available on the ITS webpages.

Following the vacation, libraries will then move to vacation opening hours. From Monday 06 until Sunday 19 January 2020 inclusive, our opening hours for the Main Library will be:

Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm
Saturday to Sunday 10am until 5pm

For full and most recent information, please check our web pages.

Please note that the Main Library, St Mary’s College Library and The Richardson Research Library at Martyrs Kirk will also be closed all day on Friday 10 January 2020 for an all-staff training event.

Below are details of other changes to opening hours by Library building from Thursday 19 December:

Main Library

Thursday 19 December 8am until 10pm               
Friday 20 December 8am until 4pm
Saturday 21 December 10am until 5pm               
Sunday 22 December 10am until 5pm
Monday 23 December 9am until 5pm
Tuesday 24 December 9am until 5pm

St Mary’s College Library (including King James Library)

Thursday 19 December 9am until 9.30pm
Friday 20 December 9am until 4pm
Saturday 21 December Closed          
Sunday 22 December Closed
Monday 23 December 9am until 5pm
Tuesday 24 December 9am until 5pm

Thomson Reading Room, Martyrs Kirk

Thursday 19 December 8am until 9pm               
Friday 20 December 8am until 4pm
Saturday 21 December Closed          
Sunday 22 December Closed
Monday 23 December 9am until 5pm
Tuesday 24 December 9am until 5pm

Napier Reading Room, Martyrs Kirk

The Special Collections Napier Reading Room closes to readers at 4.30pm on Thursday 19 December and will open again at 9.30am on Monday 20 January 2020.

JF Allen Library

We will be closed for vacation from Wednesday 25 December 2019 until Sunday 05 January 2020 (inclusive).

Library at the Gateway

We will be closed for vacation from Wednesday 25 December 2019 until Sunday 05 January 2020 (inclusive).

If you have any questions, please email library@st-andrews.ac.uk or chat with us.

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