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Opening hours

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Easter 2017

We are pleased to announce that by popular demand 24/7 opening of the Paul Hamlyn Library has been extended from the end of the Spring Semester on Thursday 13 April, through the Easter vacation and will continue until 21.30 on Saturday 20 May. The Paul Hamlyn Library will be open 24/7 throughout the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. The Paul Hamlyn Library staffed service will operate on vacation hours from Friday 14 April until the start of the Summer Semester on Tuesday 2 May.

Full details as follows

Date Description Library Open Staff Availability
Thursday 13 April Last Day of Spring Semester 24/7 09.00 - 20.30
Friday 14 April Good Friday 24/7 11.00 - 16.00
Saturday 15 April Easter Saturday 24/7 11.00 - 16.00
Sunday 16 April Easter Sunday 24/7 11.00 - 16.00
Monday 17 April Easter Monday 24/7 11.00 - 16.00
Tuesday 18 April - Friday 21 April  Easter Holidays 24/7 09.00 - 17.00
Saturday 22 April - Sunday 23 April Easter Holidays 24/7 11.00 - 16.00
Monday 24 April - Friday 28 April Easter Holidays 24/7 09.00 - 17.00
Saturday 29 April - Sunday 30 April Easter Holidays 24/7 11.00 - 16.00
Monday 1 May May Day Bank Holiday 24/7 11.00 - 16.00
Tuesday 2 May Start of Summer Semester 24/7 09.00 - 20.30

 

24/7 opening of the Paul Hamlyn Library then continues until 21:30 on Saturday 20 May

Regular Opening Hours

Paul Hamlyn Library

Day Open Close Staff Availability
Monday 24 hours - 09:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 24 hours - 09:00  -20:30
Wednesday 24 hours - 09:00 - 20:30
Thursday 24 hours - 09:00 - 20:30
Friday 24 hours - 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 24 hours - 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 24 hours - 10:00 - 18:00

 

Reading site - Berkshire Institute for Health Library

Day Open   Close Staff Availability
Monday 08:30 18:30 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 18:30 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 18:30 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 18:30 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 18:30 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday - -
Sunday - -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library sites will close on public holidays along with the rest of the University unless stated otherwise.

Library opening and service hours are subject to change. Notification about changes to our hours will be made via the Library's social media accounts. Alternatively you can contact us for confirmation of our hours before visiting. Details of how to do both are available here.

Get in touch

Email us: library@uwl.ac.uk

Call us: 020 8231 2405 (Ealing) or 020 8209 4434 (Reading, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)