Opening hours

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Summer vacation opening hours

Summer vacation opening hours run from Sunday 21 May until the beginning of the new session in September. During this time, the Library building is:

  • Open 7am-7pm from Monday-Friday
  • Open 9am-5pm on Saturdays
  • Closed on Sunday

Glasgow Fair weekend

The Library will be closed for the Glasgow Fair holiday on:

  • Friday 14 July
  • Saturday 15 July
  • Sunday 16 July
  • Monday 17 July 2017

Extended opening for August resits

The Library runs to a special timetable during the resit exam diet in August.

From Monday 31 July to Monday 14 August 2017, our opening times will be:

Day Library building open
Monday-Friday 07:00-21:00 
Saturdays and Sundays 09:00-17:00 


Borrowing and returning books when the desk is closed

  • You can borrow books using the self-service kiosks on Level 3.
  • You can return items using the Returns sorter at the main entrance on Level 3.
  • To borrow or return Short Loan books out of hours, please use the self-service kiosks in the Short Loan area.
  • Top up your print card online or at the kiosk on Level 3. See our printing pages for more information.

Self-service kiosks in the Library.  



Our cleaning staff work from 7am until 10am each morning. There will be some associated noise while we work to keep the building clean. Please help us by using the bins and recycling facilities available throughout the Library.