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Opening hours for the Easter period, 2019

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Bartlett Library
  • Saturday 13th April: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday 14th April: CLOSED
  • Monday 15th April: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Tuesday 16th April: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: CLOSED

From Tuesday 23rd April normal opening resumes:

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday: CLOSED

      Please note:

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

      From Saturday 23rd March:

      Study areas, computer workrooms and self-service

      • 24 hour opening (holders of UCL Library Cards only when Library Desk unstaffed)

      Library Desk

      • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 21:00
      • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00 
      • Sunday: Closed

      Easter weekend:

      • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: 24 hour opening (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
      • Tuesday 16th April: 09:00 - 17:30
      • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: Closed

      From Tuesday 23rd April normal opening resumes:

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

      Please note:

      The Action on Hearing Loss Library is open to the public for reference access.
      Eastman Dental Institute Library
      • Tuesday 16th April: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Wednesday 17th - Monday 22nd April: Closed

      From Tuesday 23rd April normal opening resumes:

      • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:00
      • Saturday - Sunday: 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
      • Tuesday 16th April: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: Closed

      From Tuesday 23rd  April 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 23rd March: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 24th March: Closed
      • Monday 25th March - Friday 29th March: 09:30 - 21:00
      • Saturday 30th March: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 31st March: Closed
      • Monday 1st April - Friday 5th April: 09:30 - 21:00
      • Saturday 6th April: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 7th April: Closed
      • Monday 8th - Friday 12th April: 09:30 - 21:00
      • Saturday 13th April: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday 14th April: Closed
      • Monday 15th April: 09:30 - 21:00
      • Tuesday 16th April: 09.30 - 17:00
      • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: 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
      • Friday 22nd March: 24 hour opening
      • Saturday 23rd March: Close at 21:00
      • Sunday 24th March: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library cards only)

      From Monday 25th March opening as follows:

      • Monday: Open at 08:30
      • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
      • Saturday: Close at 21:00
      • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library cards only)

      Archive & Special Collections Reading Room

      • Wednesday 17th - Monday 22nd April: Closed
      Queen Square Institute of Neurology, Queen Square Library
      • Tuesday 16th April 2019: 09:00-17:00
      • Wednesday 17th April 2019: 09:00-17:00
      • Thursday 18th April 2019: 09:00 - 17:00
      • Friday 19th April - Monday 22nd April 2019: Closed

      From Tuesday 23rd April normal opening hours resume:

      • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 19:00
      • Saturday - Sunday: 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 15th April: 08:30 - 20:00
      • Tuesday 16th April: 8:30 - 17:00
      • Wednesday 17th - Monday 22nd April Closed
      • Tuesday 23rd April: 8:30 - 17:00

      From Wednesday 24th April normal opening resumes:

      • Monday - Thursday: 08:30 - 20:00
      • Friday: 08:30 - 17:00
      • Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
      • Sunday: Closed
      The Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
      • Tuesday 16th April open until 21:00
      • Wednesday 17th - Monday 22nd April: 09:00 - 13:00 for existing library members only (self-service borrowing and returning machine available)

      From Tuesday 23rd April 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
      • Tuesday 16th April: 09:15 - 17:00
      • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: Closed

      From Tuesday 23rd April normal opening resumes:

      • Monday - Thursday: 09:15 - 20:00
      • Friday: 10:00 - 20:00
      • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
      • Sunday: 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 24th March: Close at 21:00 (Help Point 11:00 - 17:45)
      • Sunday 25th March: 11:00 - 21:00 (Help Point closed)
      • Monday 26th March: Open from 08:45 (Help Point 09:30 - 20:45)
      • Tuesday 27th March: 24 hour opening (Help Point 09:30 - 20:45)

        Easter Weekend

        • Wednesday 28th March: 24 hour opening (Help Point closes at 17:00)
        • Thursday 29th March - Wednesday 4th April: 24 hour opening (Help Point closed)

          From Thursday 5th April normal opening resumes:

          Reading Rooms

          • 24 hour opening

          Help Point

          • Monday - Thursday: 09:30 - 20:45
          • Friday: 10:00 - 20:45
          • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45
          • Sunday: 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
          • Tuesday 16th April 9:00 - 17:00
          • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: CLOSED
          School of Pharmacy Library
          • Saturday 23rd March - Sunday 24th March: Closed
          • Monday 25th March - Friday 29th March: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Saturday 30th March - Sunday 31st April: Closed
          • Monday 1st April - Friday 5th April: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th April: Closed
          • Monday 8th - Friday 12th April: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th April: Closed
          • Monday 15th - Tuesday 16th April: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Wednesday 17th - Monday 22nd April: 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

          Reading rooms

          Open 24/7

          Self-service

          Open 24/7

          Staffed services

          • Tuesday 16th April: Help Desk open until 21:00
          • Wednesday 17th April - Monday 22nd April: No staffed services

          From Tuesday 23rd April normal Help Desk hours resume:

          • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 21:00
          • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
          • Sunday: Closed
          Science Library
          • Saturday 24th March: Close at 21:00 (Help Point 11:00 - 17:45)
          • Sunday 25th March: 11:00 - 21:00 (Help Point closed)
          • Monday 26th March: Open from 08:45 (Help Point 09:30 - 20:45)
          • Tuesday 27th March: 24 hour opening (Help Point 09:30 - 20:45)

          Easter Weekend

          • Wednesday 28th March: 24 hour opening (Help Point closes at 17:00)
          • Thursday 29th March - Wednesday 4th April: 24 hour opening (Help Point closed)

          From Thursday 5th April normal opening resumes:

          Reading Rooms

          • 24 hour opening

          Help Point

          • Monday - Thursday: 09:30 - 20:45
          • Friday: 10:00 - 20:45
          • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45
          • Sunday: Closed
          Senate House Hub
          • Wednesday 28th March: 09:00 - 17:00
          • Thursday 29th March - Tuesday 3rd April: Closed

          From Wednesday 4th April normal opening resumes:

          • Monday - Thursday: 09:00 - 21:00
          • Friday: 09:00 - 18:30
          • Saturday: 09:45 - 17:30
          • Sunday: Closed
          Special Collections
          • Thursday 29th March - Wednesday 4th April: Closed

          From Thursday 5th April normal opening hours apply:

          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

          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