Library opening times


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

Normal library opening times

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




May Bank Holiday opening hours

ServiceDay and timeDay and time
 Monday 7 MayMonday 28 May
General opening  24 hours 24 hours
Library Help Desk 9:00-21:00 10:00-18:00
IT assistance (at the Library Help Desk)



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.