Opening hours

UNSW Library is open to current UNSW students & staff and UNSW Library members (UNSW alumni, NIDA staff & students, ULANZ and community borrowers).

  • Face-to-face services are available in the Library Help Zone with limited hours - check each Library.
  • You can still contact us online or by phone weekdays.
  • To enter the Library you will need to tap your UNSW ID or show your Library membership card and sign in by scanning the Service NSW QR code.

Alumni, ULANZ and community borrowers may access the Library during regular opening hours. UNSW Library hours may change at short notice.

Online help and support Monday to Friday Saturday, Sunday
& Public holidays
University shutdown
Staff hours - Online/Phone 9am - 6pm Closed
Expert on demand
Appointments Online/Phone
9am - 5pm Closed

 

 

Main Library

To enter the Library you will need to tap your UNSW ID or show your Library membership card and sign in by scanning the Service NSW QR code.

Tuesday 4 January to Sunday 6 February 2022

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

1pm - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

Closed

 

Monday 7 February to Tuesday 20 December 2022

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

9am - 6pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

12pm - 4pm

Study & exam periods

Term 1 Saturday 23 April to Wednesday 11 May
Term 2 Saturday 6 August to Wednesday 24 August
Term 3 Saturday 19 November to Wednesday 7 December 

Monday to Friday

Staff hours - Help Zone

To be advised

9am - 6pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Staff hours - Help Zone

To be advised

 12pm - 4pm

 

University shutdown 2022

Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Monday 2 January 2023
Dates to be confirmed

CLOSED

 

 

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Law Library

To enter the Library, you will need to tap your UNSW ID or show your Library membership card at the after hours entrance and sign in by scanning the Service NSW QR code.

Tuesday 4 January to Sunday 6 February 2022

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

9am - 1pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

Closed

 

Monday 7 February to Tuesday 20 December 2022

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

9am - 6pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Staff hours - Help Zone

7am - 10pm

12pm - 4pm

24/7

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

To be advised

 

University shutdown 2022

Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Monday 2 January 2023
Dates to be confirmed

CLOSED

 

 

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Paddington Library

To enter the Library you will need to tap your UNSW ID or show your Library membership card and sign in by scanning the Service NSW QR code. Access campus via Greens Road near the after hours return chute. Carpark gate is open from 6.30am to 5pm, outside of these times you can swipe in via the pedestrian gate.

Tuesday 4 January to Sunday 6 February 2022

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

Staff hours - Help Zone

8am - 8.30pm

1pm - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Staff hours - Help Zone

Closed

Closed

 

Monday 7 February to Tuesday 20 December 2022

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

Staff hours - Help Zone

8am - 8.30pm

9am - 6pm

Saturday - During term *

Staff hours - Help Zone

12pm - 4pm

12pm - 4pm

Saturday - Term break

*Start Term 1 - Saturday 12 February
*Easter - Saturday 16 April
Term 1 break - Saturday 14, 21 & 28 May
Term 2 break - Saturday 27 August, 3 & 10 September
Term 3 break - Saturday 10 & 17 December

Closed

Sunday & public holidays

Staff hours - Help Zone

Closed

Closed

 

University shutdown 2022

Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Monday 2 January 2023
Dates to be confirmed

CLOSED

 

 

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Academy Library - UNSW Canberra

See UNSW Canberra Academy Library opening hours.

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