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Opening hours for the Christmas period, 2018

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Bartlett Library
  • Saturday 15th December: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday 16th December: CLOSED
  • Monday 17th December - Thursday 20th December: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Friday 21st December: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: CLOSED
  • Wednesday 2nd January - Friday 4th January: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday 5th January: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday 6th January: CLOSED

      Please note:

      The UCL Bartlett Library opens at 10:00 on the first Thursday of each month.
      Cruciform Hub
      • Saturday 15th December: Close at 21:00 (Library Desk 11:00-18:00)
      • Sunday 16th December: 11:00 - 21:00 (Library Desk closed)
      • Monday 17th December: Open from 09:00 (Library Desk 09:00-21:00)
      • Tuesday 18th - Thursday 20th December: 24 hour opening (Library Desk 09:00-21:00)
      • Friday 21st December: Close at 17:00 (Library Desk 09:00-17:00)
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: CLOSED
      • Wednesday 2nd January: Open from 09:00 (Library Desk 09:00-21:00)
      • Thursday 3rd - Friday 4th January: 24 hour opening (Library Desk 09:00-21:00)
      • Saturday 5th January: Close at  21:00 (Library Desk 11:00-18:00)
      • Sunday 6th January: 11:00 - 21:00 (Library Desk closed)

      Please note:

      Library Desk services open at 10:00 on the first Tuesday of each month.
      Ear Institute & Action On Hearing Loss Library
      • Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th December: CLOSED
      • Monday 17th - Tuesday 18th December: 09:00 - 19:00
      • Wednesday 19th - Thursday 20th December: 09:00 – 17:30
      • Friday 21st December: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January: CLOSED
      • Wednesday 2nd - Friday 4th January : 09:00 - 17:30
      • Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th January: CLOSED

      Please note:

      The Action on Hearing Loss Library is open to the public for reference access.
      Eastman Dental Institute Library
      • Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th December: CLOSED
      • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th December: 09:00 - 20:00
      • Friday 21st December: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: CLOSED
      • Wednesday 2nd - Friday 4th January : 09:00 - 20:00
      • Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th January: CLOSED

      Please note:

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

      Open 24 hours every day.

      Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library
      • Friday 21st  December: 09:00 - 14:00
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed

      From Wednesday  2nd January normal opening resumes:

      • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 18:00

      Out of hours access

      UCL Great Ormond Institute of Child Health staff and student and Great Ormond Street Hospital staff can access the Library out of hours with their GOSH and GOS ICH cards.
      Institute of Archaeology Library
      • Saturday 15th December: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 16th December: Closed
      • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th December: 09:30 - 21:00
      • Friday 21st December: 09:30 - 17:00
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
      • Wednesday 2nd - Friday 4th January: 09:30 - 21:00
      • Saturday 5th January: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 6th January: Closed

      Please note:

      • Issue Desk services open at 10:00 on the last Friday of each month
      • The 5th floor Institute of Archaeology cluster closes 15 minutes before the library
      Institute of Education Library
      • Saturday 15th December: 10:00 - 21:00
      • Sunday 16th December: 11:00 - 21:00
      • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th December: 08:30 - 23:30
      • Friday 21st December: 08:30 - 17:00
      • Saturday 22nd December – Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
      • Wednesday 2nd – Friday 4th January: 08:30 - 23:30
      • Saturday 5th January: 10:00 - 21:00
      • Sunday 6th January: 11:00 - 21:00

      For the Institute of Education Archive Reading Room please see Special Collections, below.

      Queen Square Institute of Neurology, Queen Square Library
      • Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th December 2018: Closed
      • Monday 17th - Tuesday 18th December: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Wednesday 19th - Thursday 20th December 2018: 09:00 - 19:00
      • Friday 21st December 2018: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Saturday 22nd December 2018 - Tuesday 1 January 2019: Closed
      • Wednesday 2nd - Friday 4th January 2019: 09:00 - 19:00
      • Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th January 2019: Closed

      Arrival time

      Please ensure that you arrive by 18:00 as entry to our building is restricted after 18:00.
      Institute of Orthopaedics Library
      • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th December: 08:30 - 20:00
      • Friday 21st December: 08:30 - 17:00
      • Saturday 22nd - Wednesday 26th December: Closed
      • Thursday 27th - Friday 28th December: 08:30 - 17:00
      • Saturday 29th - Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
      • Wednesday 2nd January: 08:30 - 20:00
      The Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
      • Friday 21st December opens until 21:00
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: 09:00 - 13:00 for existing library members only (self-service borrowing and returning machine available)
      • Issue/Enquiry Desk is closed Saturday 22nd December to Tuesday 1st January 2019

      From Wednesday 2nd January normal opening hours resume:

      Reading Rooms

      • Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 21:00
      • Saturday - Sunday: 09:00 - 13:00 for existing library members only (self-service borrowing and returning machine available).

      Issue Desk

      • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

      Please note:

      If you wish to join the Library you must make your first visit during Issue Desk opening hours. Only existing library members can access the Library outside of Issue Desk opening hours, and members may still borrow or return items using the self-service machine by the entrance. A valid UCL ID card / Moorfields Eye Hospital ID card / UCL Library card must be produced at reception upon arrival.
      Language & Speech Science Library
      • Saturday 15th December: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 16th December: Closed
      • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th December: 09:15 - 20:00
      • Friday 21st December: 10:00 - 17:00
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
      • Wednesday 2nd - Thursday 3rd January: 09:15 - 20:00
      • Friday 4th January: 10:00 - 20:00
      • Saturday 5th January: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 6th January: Closed

      Returns

      When the library is closed, books can be returned via the bookdrop on the ground floor, next to the student pigeonholes.
      Main Library
      • Saturday 15th December: Close at 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 16th December: 11:00 - 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point closed
      • Monday 17th December: Open from 08:45, Help Point 09:30 - 21:00
      • Tuesday 18th - Thursday 20th December: 24 hour opening, Help Point 09:30-21:00
      • Friday 21st December: Close at 17:00 (self-service 16:45), Help Point 09:30-16:45
      • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
      • Wednesday 2nd January: Open from 08:45, Help Point 09:30 - 21:00
      • Thursday 3rd - Friday 4th January: 24 hour opening, Help Point 09:30 - 21:00
      • Saturday 5th January: Close at 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 6th January: 11:00 - 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point closed
      Qatar Library
      Please see the UCL Qatar Library web page.
      Research Grid, Main Library

      Open when Main Library reading rooms are open.
      Please see Main Library times. Located on 2nd floor.

      Research Grid, Science Library

      Open when Science Library reading rooms are open.
      Please see Science Library times. Located on 4th floor.

      Royal Free Hospital Medical Library
        • Friday 21st December 09:00 - 17:00
        • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: CLOSED
          School of Pharmacy Library
          • Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th December: Closed
          • Monday 17th - Friday 21st December: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
          • Wednesday 2nd - Friday 4th January: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th January: Closed

          Please note:

          After 19:00 on weekdays and during weekends, access to the School of Pharmacy including the Library is restricted to School of Pharmacy staff and students only with current UCL ID cards.
          School of Slavonic and East European Studies
          • Saturday 15th December and Sunday 16th December: Closed
          • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th December: 10:00 - 19:00
          • Friday 21st December: 10:00 - 17:00
          • Saturday 22nd December to Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
          • Wednesday 2nd January - Friday 4th January: 10:00 - 19:00
          • Saturday 5th January and Sunday 6th January: Closed
          Science Library
          • Saturday 15th December: Close at 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point 11:00 - 18:00
          • Sunday 16th December: 11:00 - 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point closed
          • Monday 17th December: Open from 08:45, Help Point 09:30 - 21:00
          • Tuesday 18th - Thursday 20th December: 24 hour opening, Help Point 09:30 - 21:00
          • Friday 21st December: Close at 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point 09:30 - 17:00
          • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: 11:00 - 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point closed NB Access during this period for existing cardholders only
          • Wednesday 2nd January: Open from 08:45, Help Point 09:30 - 21:00
          • Thursday 3rd - Friday 4th January: 24 hour opening, Help Point 09:30 - 21:00
          • Saturday 5th January: Close at 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point 11:00 - 18:00
          • Sunday 6th January: 11:00 - 21:00 (self-service 20:45), Help Point closed
          Senate House Hub
          • Saturday 15th December: 09:45 - 17:30
          • Sunday 16th December: Closed
          • Monday 17th - Thursday 20th December: 09:00 - 21:00
          • Friday 21st December: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed
          • Wednesday 2nd - Thursday 3rd January: 09:00 - 21:00
          • Friday 4th January: 09:00 - 18:30
          • Saturday 5th January: 09:45 - 17:30
          • Sunday 6th January: Closed
          Special Collections

          Special Collections & Records Office (Wilkins Building, South Junction)

          • Monday 17th – Friday 21st December: Normal opening times (see below)
          • Saturday 22nd December 2018 – Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed

          Institute of Education Archive Reading Room

          • Saturday 15th – Monday 17th December – CLOSED
          • Tuesday 18th – Wednesday 19th December – 09:30am – 16:00
          • Thursday 20th December – Monday 7th January – CLOSED
          • Tuesday 8th January – return to standard opening hours (Tuesday – Thursday 09:30am - 16:00)

          From Wednesday 2nd January* normal opening resumes:

          Reading rooms

          Special Collections & Records Office (Wilkins Building, South Junction)

          • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 16:00
          • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

          Special Collections (Institute of Education, Newsam Library)

          • Tuesday - Thursday: 08:30 - 16:00 
          • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

          *Note: Institute of Education normal opening resumes on Tuesday 8th January.

          UCL Special Collections Reading Room (at The National Archives)

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

          Enquiry service

          • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
          • Saturday - Sunday: 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.
          Whittington Health Library