Library opening times


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

Normal library opening times

Until Fri 22 December 2017 and after 3 January 2018.

ServiceDay and timeDay and timeDay and time
  Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday
General opening 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours
Help desk




Easter opening hours

Thursday 29 March - Tuesday 3 April

  Thursday 29 March Friday 30 March Saturday 31 March Sunday 1 April Monday 2 April Tuesday 3 April
General opening 24 hours 24 hours  24 hours  24 hours  24 hours  24 hours 
Library Help Desk 9am - 9pm 12 midday - 5pm 12 midday - 5pm   12 midday - 5pm   12 midday - 5pm   9am - 9pm
IT Help 9am - 5pm 12 midday - 5pm   12 midday - 5pm   12 midday - 5pm   12 midday - 5pm   9am - 5pm

The loan period will be extended over the Easter break, so that no loans will be due between 22 March and 8 April.

This means that 3-day and 7-day loans which are borrowed or renewed between 21 March and 2 April will be due back on 9 April at the earliest.

We encourage you to check when your loans are due on Library Search. Visit the FAQ for guidance.


Special Collections & Archives

During term time, Special Collections is open from 10:00-18:00 Monday to Friday (until 19:00 on Wed). The Constance Howard Gallery is open 11:00-17:00 Wednesday to Friday.

Access for Visitors

Access is by swipe card only after 21:00. 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.