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Opening hours during term 1

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Bartlett Library
  • 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

Study areas, computer workrooms and self-service

  • Monday - Saturday: Opens 09:00 Monday then 24 hours until 21:00 Saturday
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library Cards only)

Library Desk

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

Please note:

Library Desk services open at 10:00 on the first Tuesday of each month.
Ear Institute & Action On Hearing Loss Library
  • 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
  • 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
  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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
  • Monday - 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 closes 15 minutes before the library.
Institute of Education Library

Doors Open

  • Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 23:30
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 21:00
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library cards only)

Library Welcome Desk

  • Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:45

Library Help Point

  • Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 20:45
  • Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:45

Archive & Special Collections Reading Room

  • Tuesday - Thursday: 08:30 - 16:00 
  • Monday, Friday - Sunday: Closed

IT Service Desk in the library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 18:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 16:00
Queen Square Institute of Neurology, Queen Square Library
  • Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 19:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Friday 14th December 2018

On Friday 14th December the library will be open between 09:00 - 17:00

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 - 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

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
  • 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

Reading Rooms

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 21:00
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library cards only)

Self-service

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 20:45
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 20:45

Help Point

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:30 - 20:45
  • Friday: 10:00 - 20:45
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45
  • Sunday: Closed

Membership

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 19:00
  • 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
  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday: Closed
School of Pharmacy Library
  • Monday - Friday: 08:45 - 22:00
  • Saturday: 08:45 - 17:00
  • Sunday: 13:00 - 17:00

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

  • Monday: Open from 09:00
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 17:00
  • Sunday: 10:00-17:00

Staffed services

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday: Closed
Science Library

Reading rooms

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 21:00
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library cards only)

Self-service

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 20:45
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 20:45

Help Point and Collection Point

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:30 - 20:45
  • Friday: 10:00 - 20:45
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45
  • Sunday: Closed

Membership

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:30 - 19:00
  • Friday: 10:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Senate House Hub
  • Monday - Thursday: 09:00 - 21:00
  • Friday: 09:00 - 18:30
  • Saturday: 09:45 - 17:30
  • Sunday: Closed
Special Collections

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

Whittington Health Library

See local information.