Opening times

The Library is normally open for self-service use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Goldsmiths students and staff

Teaching months (September-June)

Service

Mon-Fri

Sat-Sun

Self-service / access

24 hours

24 hours

Full staffed service
Help Desk*

9am - 9pm
Fri: 9am - 7pm

1pm - 6pm
 

Special Collections

10am - 6pm
Wed: 10am - 7pm

closed

Constance Howard Gallery

11am - 5pm

closed

*The IT Service Desk is open at different times

Christmas

The Help Desk will close at 1pm on Friday 20 December 2019 and will reopen at 9am on Thursday 2 January 2020.

You can access the building for study and self-service over the festive period at these times:

DateTimes
20-23 December 24 hours
24 December Midnight - 5pm
25-26 December Closed
27 December 9am - Midnight
28-30 December 24 hours
31 December Midnight - 5pm
1 January Closed
2 January Open as normal from 9am

Summer months (July - August)

Service

Mon-Fri

Sat-Sun

Self-service / access

24 hours

24 hours

Full staffed service
Help Desk*

9am - 6pm

1pm - 6pm

Special Collections

10am - 6pm

closed

Constance Howard Gallery

appointment only

closed

*The is IT Service Desk open at different times

 

Bank holidays and Easter

The Library will be open for self-service as normal. Help Desk hours will vary, check this page around those times for more information.

Other visitors

Holders of library day or reference tickets will be admitted only when the Library Help Desk is open.

Other external visitors, including SCONUL card users, can only access the building 0900 - 2100.

More information for visitors.

Library services

We offer the following when open for self-service/access:

  • Study spaces
  • Books, AV and resources
  • Online room booking
  • Laptop loans
  • IT facilities
  • Printing and photocopying
  • Self service kiosks to borrow and return

During full staffed service was also offer:

  • Help Desk staff who can assist with a full range of enquires
  • Subject enquiries
  • eResources enquiries
  • Account enquiries and payments
  • Membership
  • Room booking via Help Desk
  • Special Collections access and enquiries
  • Constance Howard Gallery access and enquiries
  • Referrals/bookings to specialist library staff and other Goldsmiths services