Opening hours

Open until midnight

During study and exam periods:

  • Main Library and Law Library will remain open until 12 midnight. Paddington Library does not have extended hours.
  • UNSW staff and students can still access the Law Library 24/7 (currently until May 2020).

To ensure a safe and comfortable environment conducive to study, UNSW Security will patrol the Library during these extended hours. A security night shuttle bus is available. Students and staff can also use the after hours security escort service if they would like to be accompanied by a security officer when leaving the Library.

 

UNSW Library opening hours may change at short notice.

24/7 has moved from Main Library to Law Library.

Outside of end of year shutdown - Law Library 24/7 access is available to UNSW staff and students only. To enter the Library outside regular opening hours, you will need to swipe in.

Members of the public, Alumni and community borrowers may access the Library during Library opening hours.

Outside regular Library opening hours, you may be required to show your UNSW ID.

 

Main Library

Wednesday 2 January 2019 to Monday 23 December 2019

Monday to Friday

Help Zone staff available

7.00am - 10.00pm*

9.00am - 7.00pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Help Zone staff available

7.00am - 10.00pm*

12noon - 4.00pm

Study and exam periods

2 May 2019 to 17 May 2019
13 August 2019 to 30 August 2019
26 November 2019 to 13 December 2019

* During study and exam periods, the Library remains open until midnight

Level 2

UNSW staff & students
(Swipe access required to enter building outside above opening hours)

24 hours / 7 days until 10 November

Main Library will shutdown at 10.00pm Monday 23 December 2019

University shutdown

Tuesday 24 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020 CLOSED

 

Monday 6 January 2020 to Monday 21 December 2020

Monday to Friday

Help Zone staff available

7.00am - 10.00pm*

9.00am - 7.00pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Help Zone staff available

7.00am - 10.00pm*

12noon - 4.00pm

Study and exam periods

29 April - 14 May 2020
11-26 August 2020
24 November - 9 December 2020

* During study and exam periods, the Library remains open until midnight

Level 2

UNSW staff & students
(Swipe access required to enter building outside above opening hours)

24/7 has moved from Main Library to Law Library

University shutdown

Tuesday 22 December 2020 - Sunday 3 January 2021

CLOSED

Dates to be confirmed

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Law Library

Wednesday 2 January 2019 to Monday 23 December 2019

Monday to Friday

Help Zone staff available

7.00am - 10.00pm*

9.00am - 7.00pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Help Zone staff available

10.00am - 6.00pm*

12noon - 4.00pm

Study and exam periods

2 May 2019 to 17 May 2019
13 August 2019 to 30 August 2019
26 November 2019 to 13 December 2019

* During study and exam periods, the Library remains open until midnight

24/7

UNSW staff & students
(Swipe access required to enter building outside above opening hours)

24 hours / 7 days

Law Library will shutdown at 10.00pm Monday 23 December 2019

University shutdown

Tuesday 24 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020 CLOSED

 

Monday 6 January 2020 to Monday 21 December 2020

Monday to Friday

Help Zone staff available

7.00am - 10.00pm*

9.00am - 7.00pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Help Zone staff available

10.00am - 6.00pm*

12noon - 4.00pm

Study and exam periods

29 April - 14 May 2020
11-26 August 2020
24 November - 9 December 2020

* During study and exam periods, the Library remains open until midnight

24/7

UNSW staff & students
(Swipe access required to enter building outside above opening hours)

24 hours 7 days a week

Currently until May 2020

University shutdown

Tuesday 22 December 2020 - Sunday 3 January 2021

CLOSED

Dates to be confirmed

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Paddington Library

Wednesday 2 January 2019 to Monday 23 December 2019

Monday to Friday

Help Zone staff available

8.00am - 8.30pm

8.00am - 7.00pm

Paddington Library will shutdown at 5.00pm Monday 23 December 2019

Saturdays

Help Zone staff available

12.00noon - 4.00pm

12.00noon - 4.00pm

Summer recess
Saturday 5, 12, 19, 26 January
Saturday 2, 9, 16 February

CLOSED

Term 1 recess
Saturday 25 May
Saturday 1 June

CLOSED

Term 2 recess
Saturday 14 September

CLOSED

Term 3 recess
Saturday 21 December

CLOSED

Sunday & Public holidays

CLOSED

Easter break 2019

Friday 19 April 2019 to Monday 22 April 2019            

CLOSED

University shutdown

Tuesday 24 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020

CLOSED

 

Monday 6 January 2020 to Monday 21 December 2020

Monday to Friday

Help Zone staff available

8.00am - 8.30pm

8.00am - 7.00pm

Saturdays

Help Zone staff available

12.00noon - 4.00pm

12.00noon - 4.00pm

Summer recess
Saturday 11, 18, 25 January
Saturday 1, 8, 15 February

CLOSED

Term 1 recess
Saturday 23, 30 May

CLOSED

Term 2 recess
Saturday 5, 12 September

CLOSED

Term 3 recess
Saturday 19 December

CLOSED

Sunday & Public holidays

CLOSED

Easter break 2020

Friday 10 April - Monday 13 April 2020                    

CLOSED

University shutdown

Tuesday 22 December 2020 - Sunday 3 January 2021

CLOSED

Dates to be confirmed

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