Opening hours

Area / serviceWeek daysWinter
Aug 28-May 9
Summer
May 10-Aug 27
Main library area Mon - Thu 8:15-22:00 9:00-17:00
Friday 8:15-19:00 9:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00-17:00  10:00-14:00 
Sunday 11:00-17:00  closed
Manuscripts collection Mon - Fri 9:00-17:00 9:00-17:00
National collection Mon - Thu 8:15-19:00 9:00-17:00
Friday 8:15-17:00 9:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00-17:00 closed
Women's history archives Mon - Fri 10:00-15:00 10:00-15:00
Oral history archives Tue - Thu 13:00-16:00 13:00-16:00
Information desk Mon - Fri 8:15-16:00 9:00-16:00
Restaurant Mon - Thu 9:00-19:00 10:30-16:00
Friday 9:00-17:00 10:30-16:00
Saturday 11:00-16:00  closed 
Sunday 12:00-16:00  closed

Changes to opening hours in December 2017 and January 2018

December 11th-17th the library is open as usual
Monday-Thursday 8:15 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 8:15 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. 

Shorter opening hours Monday December 18th:
8:15 a.m. -5:00 p.m. 

Opening hours December 19th 2017 - January 7th 2018

weekdays 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday January 6th 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The library is closed

Saturday December 23rd 2017
Saturday December 30th 2017
Tuesday January 2nd 2018
Sunday January 7th 2018


Public holidays

The library is closed on the following days unless otherwise advertised: New Year's Day, January 2 (or the first work day of January), Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, First Day of Summer (first Thursday after April 18), May Day, Whit Sunday, Whit Monday, June 17, first Monday in August, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve.