Opening hours

Open until midnight

During study and exam periods, Main Library and Law Library will remain open until 12 midnight as a study space for UNSW students. Paddington Library does not have extended hours.

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.

Main 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

Tuesday 2 January 2018 to Wednesday 19 December 2018

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 June 2018 to 24 June 2018
27 October 2018 to 19 November 2018

 * 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

 

University shutdown

Thursday 20 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019 CLOSED

 

 

 

Law Library

Tuesday 2 January 2018 to Wednesday 19 December 2018

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 June 2018 to 24 June 2018
27 October 2018 to 19 November 2018

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

University shutdown

Thursday 20 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019 CLOSED

 

 

Paddington Library

Tuesday 2 January 2018 to Wednesday 19 December 2018

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 6, 13, 20, 27 January
Saturday 3, 10, 17, 24 February

 CLOSED

Midyear recess
Saturday 23, 30 June
Saturday 7, 14, 21 July

 CLOSED

End of year recess
Saturday 17, 24 November
Saturday 1, 8, 15 December 

 CLOSED
Sunday & Public holidays CLOSED

Easter break 2017

Friday 30 March 2018 to Monday 2 April 2018           CLOSED 

University shutdown

Thursday 20 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019 CLOSED 

 

 

Academy Library - UNSW Canberra

See UNSW Canberra Academy Library opening hours.

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