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Opening hours

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Christmas and New Year 2018

The Autumn semester ends on Friday 21 December and 24/7 opening of the Paul Hamlyn Library will finish at 21:30 on that day.  24/7 opening of the Paul Hamlyn Library will resume at 08:00 on Tuesday 1 January 2019.

The Reading Campus Library will close at 18:30 on Friday 21 December and re-open at 08:00 on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

The University shuttle bus service will operate as normal up to and including Friday 21 December 2018. The service will recommence on Wednesday 2 January 2019

Date Paul Hamlyn Library Opening Paul Hamlyn Library Staffing Reading Campus Library Opening Reading Campus Library Staffing
Thursday 20 December 2018 24/7 09:00 - 20:30 08:00 - 18:30 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 21 December 2018 24/7 until 21:30 09:00 - 18:00 08:00 - 18:30 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 22 December 2018 08:00 - 18:00 11:00 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Sunday 23 December 2018 08:00 - 18:00 11:00 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Monday 24 December 2018 - Monday 31 December 2018 Closed Closed Closed Closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019 24/7 from 08:00 11:00 - 16:00 Closed Closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 24/7 09;00 - 20:30 08:00 - 18:30 09:00 - 17:00

 

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a wonderful break, and a very enjoyable and successful 2019

Autumn Semester 2018-2019

The Autumn semester began on Monday 17 September and we resumed 24/7 opening of the Paul Hamlyn Library at 08:00 on that day. 24/7 opening will run through until 21:30 on Friday 21 December

Regular Opening Hours 

Paul Hamlyn Library - Until Friday 21 December 2018

Day Open Close Staff Availability
Monday 24/7 Opening    - 09:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 24/7 Opening    - 09:00 - 20:30
Wednesday 24/7 Opening    - 09:00 - 20:30
Thursday 24/7 Opening    - 09:00 - 20:30
Friday 24/7 Opening    - 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 24/7 Opening    - 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 24/7 Opening    - 10:00 - 18:00

 

Reading site - Berkshire Institute for Health Library

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vacation Hours from Saturday 22 December 2018

Day Opens Closes Library Staffing
Monday 08:00 21:30 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 21:30 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 21:30 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 21:30 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 21:30 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 08:00 18:00 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday 08:00 18:00 11:00 - 16:00
 

 

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.

 

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Email us: library@uwl.ac.uk

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