Library opening hours for winter.

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Monday 20 November 2023

The Christmas vacation and inter-semester break are coming up, so to try to help you plan ahead, our revised opening hours can be found below. These include some additional opening hours at sites on the North Haugh during the revision period, as well as our shorter opening times during the break, and our Christmas closures.

Full details of the University semester dates can be found here, but it might be useful to note that the Christmas vacation officially starts on Tuesday 19 December 2023. Semester 2 begins Monday 15 January 2024.

Butts Wynd

Study space and PC classrooms will remain available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the break. These spaces are available to all library users via swipe card access.

Main Library

Now until Friday 15 December: 8am to 2am 7 days a week

Saturday 16 – Thursday 21 December: 8am to 10pm

Friday 22 December: 8am to 5pm

Saturday 23 December – Tuesday 2 January: CLOSED

Wednesday 3 – Sunday 14 January: 8am to 10pm 7 days a week

Monday 15 January onwards: 8am to 2am 7 days a week

Franki’s cafe will close at 2pm on Friday 22 December, and re-open at 8am on Monday 8 January 2024.

St Mary’s and King James Libraries

Now until Friday 15 December: 9am to 1am 7 days a week

Saturday 16 – Thursday 21 December: 9am to 9pm

Friday 22 December: 9am to 1pm

Saturday 23 – Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED

Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 December: 8am to 8pm

Saturday 30 January – Tuesday 2 January CLOSED

Wednesday 3 – Sunday 14 January: 9am to 9pm 7 days a week

Monday 15 January onwards: 9am to 1am 7 days a week

JF Allen Library

Now until Friday 15 December: 9am to 9pm Monday – Friday; 9am to 5pm Saturday – Sunday

Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 December: CLOSED

Monday 18 – Thursday 21 December: 9am to 5pm

Friday 22 December: 9am to 12 noon

Saturday 23 December – Tuesday 2 January: CLOSED

Wednesday 3 January onwards: 9am to 5pm Monday – Friday

Library at the Gateway

Now until Friday 15 December: 9am to 9pm Monday – Friday; 9am to 5pm Saturday – Sunday

Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 December: CLOSED

Monday 18 – Thursday 21 December: 9am to 5pm

Friday 22 December: 9am to 12 noon

Saturday 23 December – Tuesday 2 January: CLOSED

Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 January: 9am to 5pm

Saturday 6 – Wednesday 10 January: CLOSED for conference

Thursday 11 – Friday 12 January: 9am to 5pm

Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 January: CLOSED

Monday 15 January onwards: 9am to 9pm Monday – Friday

Thomson Reading Room, in Martyrs Kirk

Now until Friday 15 December: 8:30am to 1:30am 7 days a week

Saturday 16 – Thursday 21 December: 8:30am to 8:30pm

Friday 22 December: 8:30am to 1pm

Saturday 23 – Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED

Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 December: 8am to 8pm

Saturday 30 December – Tuesday 2 January: CLOSED

Wednesday 3 – Sunday 14 January: 8:30am to 8:30pm 7 days a week

Monday 15 January onwards: 8:30am to 1:30am 7 days a week

Napier Reading Room, in Martyrs Kirk

Now until Friday 15 December: 10am to 4pm Monday – Thursday

Saturday 16 – Thursday 21 December: By appointment only

Friday 22 December – Tuesday 2 January: CLOSED

Wednesday 3 – Sunday 14 January: By appointment only

Monday 15 January onwards: 10am to 4pm Monday – Thursday

Walter Bower House Reading Room

Now until Friday 15 December: 9am to 5pm Monday – Friday

Monday 17 – Thursday 21 December: 9am to 5pm

Friday 22 December: 9am to 12 noon

23 December – 2 January: CLOSED

3 January onwards: 9am to 5pm Monday – Friday

Tindal’s cafe will close at 2pm on Friday 22 December, and re-open on Monday 8 January 2024.

All of our current hours, including Help Desk availability at the Main Library, are shown on the library spaces page. If you have any queries, please email [email protected] or get in touch via the library chat.

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