SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

SOAS Library Opening times

Restricted Access - Student Registration (Welcome Week 2016) - Monday 26th September to Saturday 8th October 2016 (inclusive).

2016/17 Library Opening
Term 1 Opening (from Monday, 26 September to Friday, 16 December 2016)


Opening Times

Monday to Thursday

9am to 11.30pm (Issue Desk closes at 8pm, membership at 6.55pm. Self-service from 8pm)*


9am to 11.30pm (Issue and membership desks close at 6.55pm. Self Service from 6.55pm)*


10.30am to 11.30pm (Issue and Membership desks close at 5.45pm. Self Service from 5.45pm)*


10.30am to 11.30pm (Self-service only)*

*No new membership cards or day passes are issued after 6.55pm Mon-Fri, 5.45pm Sat and all day Sunday. Where self-service hours are indicated there are no Service Desk (Membership, Issue, Enquiry or IT Support desks) available. Self Issue/Return & IT/AV facilities remain available.

Special Collections Reading Room

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 09.00 - 5.00pm
Closed: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays