SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

SOAS Library Opening times

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: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Closed: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

Library Opening Hours 2016-17

Term 1                                         
Monday, 26 September –
Friday, 16 December
Monday-Friday: 9 am - 11:30pm
Issue Desk closes at 8pm; Membership Desk closes at 6:55pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Issue and Membership desks close at 5:45pm

Sunday:
Self-service
Saturday, 17 December –
Thursday, 22 December
Monday-Friday: 9 am - 11:30 pm
Issue Desk closes at 5pm; Membership Desk closes at 4:55pm

Note: On Thurs, 22 December, Issue and Membership desks close at 4 pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Issue and Membership desk closes at 5:45pm

Sunday: 10:30 am - 11:30pm
Self-service
Friday, 23 December –
2 January 2017
Except
Sunday, 25 December and
Sunday, 1 January 2017
Monday - Sunday: 10:30 am - 11:30pm
Self Service
Tuesday, 3 January –
Sunday, 8 January
Monday-Friday: 9 am - 11:30 pm
Issue Desk closes at 5pm; Membership Desk closes at 4:55pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Issue and Membership desk close at 5:45pm

Sunday: 10:30 am - 11:30pm
Self-service
Term 2 and Easter            
Monday, 9 January –
Sunday 23 April
Monday-Friday: 9 am - 11:30 pm
Issue Desk closes at 8pm; Membership Desk closes at 6:55pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Issue and Membership desks close at 5:45pm

Sunday: 10:30 - 11:30 pm
Self-service
Exceptions
Thursday, 13 April –
Monday, 17 April
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Self service
Term 3                               
Monday, 24 April –
Friday, 16 June
Monday-Friday: 9 am - 11:30 pm
Issue Desk closes at 8pm; Membership Desk closes at 6:55pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Issue and Membership desk close at 5:45pm

Sunday: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Self-service
Summer Hours                
From
Saturday, 17 June
Monday-Friday: 9 am - 9 pm
Issue Desk closes at 8pm; Membership Desk closes at 4:55pm

Saturday: 10:30 - 9 pm
Issue and Membership desks close at 5:45 pm

Sunday: 10:30 am - 9 pm
Self-service