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Opening hours
Self-service expansion 2014-2015

UCL Library Services will be expanding self-issue and return facilities to all of our libraries throughout 2014 and 2015.

More information about this project including any disruption it may cause to services is available on our self-service at UCL page.

Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday 09:30 - 16:30
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:30 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 19:00
Thursday 09:30 - 19:00
Friday 09:30 - 19:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:30 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 19:00
Thursday 09:30 - 19:00
Friday 09:30 - 19:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note:
The UCL Bartlett Library opens at 10:00 on the first Thursday of each month.

UCL Bartlett Library moving to Central House, 26 July

As part of the refurbishment of Wates House, the UCL Bartlett Library will close in Wates House on Friday, 25 July and re-open in Central House on Monday, 04 August. More...

Please note: The Cruciform Library is now located on the 2nd floor of the Science Library

  Reading Rooms Self Service Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:00 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed
  Reading Rooms Self Service Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:00 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed

Please note:
Issue Desk services open at 10:00 on the first Wednesday of each month.

Library reopens in Science Library, 2nd floor

The Library has now moved to its temporary home in the Science Library while building works take place to create the Cruciform Hub; opening hours for the reading rooms and services on the Ground Floor are as for the Science Library.

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Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note:
The Action on Hearing Loss Library is open to the public for reference access. There is no need to make an appointment, although anyone travelling from a distance is advised to check with us first that the library will be open as advertised.

Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note:
On the first Thursday of each month, the library will open at 10:30, until further notice.

Monday 09:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 21:00
Thursday 09:30 - 21:00
Friday 09:30 - 21:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 21:00
Thursday 09:30 - 21:00
Friday 09:30 - 21:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Please note:
  • Issue Desk services open at 10:00 on the last Friday of each month.
  • The 5th floor Institute of Archaeology cluster will close 15 minutes before the library closes.
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note:
The ICH Library is closed during College closure periods and on Bank Holidays. Staff and postgraduate students who are members of the library and who work at ICH or GOSH can obtain access to the library at any time during the normal ICH opening hours, which are currently Monday to Sunday from 08:00 to 22:45.

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Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

*Please note:
Entry to our building is restricted after 18:00. Please ensure that you arrive by 18:00.

Changes to opening hours, July 2014

Please note the following changes to opening hours in July:

  • Friday 11th July: 09:00-13:00
  • Friday 18th July: 09:00-17:00
  • Friday 25th July: 09:00-17:00
Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & Institute of OphthalmologyMore information on Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & Institute of Ophthalmology
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed
Sunday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed
Sunday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed

Please note:
If you wish to join the Library you must make your first visit during Issue Desk opening hours.

Existing library members can access the Library outside of Issue Desk opening hours for reference only. A valid UCL ID card / Moorfields Eye Hospital ID card / UCL Library card must be produced at reception.

Public holidays: Opening arrangements are the same as weekends.

Monday 08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00
Thursday 08:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00-16:00
Sunday Closed
Monday 08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00
Thursday 08:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00-16:00
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:15 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:15 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:15 - 20:00
Thursday 09:15 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 20:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:15 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:15 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:15 - 20:00
Thursday 09:15 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 20:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed

Renewals: You can renew your loans online via Explore (you will need your Library PIN for this), or leave a message on the Renewals voicemail: 020 7679 4208, internal ext. 24208.
Returns: When the library is closed, books can be returned via the Bookdrop on the ground floor, next to the student pigeonholes.

  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 09:30 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
Closed
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 09:30 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
Closed

Please note:
During weekends and evening periods we are open principally to offer a books loans service and to handle related queries. Enquiries of a more complex nature or regarding other services may need to be referred to staff who work office hours. See our help pages for details.

In addition, the Library does not manage general computing, which is instead the responsibility of the Information Systems Division. Their Information Service Desk's opening hours, plus further information, is available.

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  Ground floor (entrance area) Upper floor (TESA & quiet study)
Monday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 17:00 11:00 - 17:00
  Ground floor (entrance area) Upper floor (TESA & quiet study)
Monday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 17:00 11:00 - 17:00
  Ground floor (entrance area) Upper floor (TESA & quiet study)
Monday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed
  Ground floor (entrance area) Upper floor (TESA & quiet study)
Monday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed Closed
Library open on Sundays, from Sunday 06 April to end of July

We are pleased to announce that from Sunday 06 April to end of July 2014, the Royal Free Medical Library will be open each Sunday 11:00-17:00.

Monday 08:45 - 22:00
Tuesday 08:45 - 22:00
Wednesday 08:45 - 22:00
Thursday 08:45 - 22:00
Friday 08:45 - 22:00
Saturday 08:45 - 17:00
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Thursday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed Closed
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Thursday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed Closed
  Reading Rooms Self Service Assistance Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:00 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed
  Reading Rooms Self Service Assistance Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:30 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed

Please note:
During weekends and evening periods we are open principally to offer a books loans service and to handle related queries. Enquiries of a more complex nature or regarding other services may need to be referred to staff who work office hours. See our help pages for details.

In addition, the Library does not manage general computing, which is instead the responsibility of the Information Systems Division. Their Information Service Desk's opening hours, plus further information, is available.

  Reading Rooms Enquiry Service
Monday Closed 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed
  Reading Rooms Enquiry Service
Monday Closed 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 16:45 09:30 - 16:45
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

Please note:
It is essential to book in advance to make sure of a reading room place and check that the items requested are available.


Last modified 14 July 2014

 
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