Library opening times


Goldsmiths Library is normally open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019

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

21-23 Dec                              24 hours
24 Dec 0000-1700
25-26 Dec Closed
27 Dec 0900-0000
28-30 Dec 24 hours
31 Dec 0000-1700
1 Jan                                              Closed
2 Jan  0900-0000                                                                  

The Library and IT Help Desks close at 5pm on Fri 21 Dec and re-open at 9am on Wed 2nd Jan.

The Prokofiev Room in the Library will act as a Multi-faith Prayer room over the College closure period, please speak to security at the Library for access.

Library opening times - Monday 10 September until Friday 21 December

ServiceDay and timeDay and timeDay and time
  Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday & Sunday
General opening 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours
Help Desk

9am - 9pm

9am - 7pm

1pm - 6pm

Special Collections & Archives

Special Collections is open from 10am - 6pm Monday - Friday (until 7pm on Wednesdays). The Constance Howard Gallery is open 11am - 5pm Monday - Friday.

Access for Visitors

Access is by swipe card only after 9pm. Holders of library day or vacation reference tickets will be admitted only when the Library Help Desk is open. All external users, including SCONUL card users, can only access the building until 9pm. Please see Reference access for visitors.