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Opening Hours

Monday8:00am — Midnight
TuesdayOpen 24 hours
WednesdayOpen 24 hours
ThursdayOpen 24 hours
FridayOpen 24 hours
Saturday9:00am — Midnight
Sunday9:00am — Midnight

The library is currently operating 24hrs, opening 8am on Mondays and closing at midnight on Fridays, and 9am to midnight at weekends. A  different  arrangement has been planned for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend.  

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2-5 June.  The library will close at midnight on Weds 1 June and open from 2-5 June 10am to 5pm for students and staff of the Universities at Medway only. There will be no External Access membership applications processed and no entry to existing Public Access members during this period.   

Last entry to the Library is 15 minutes before the published closing time.

During any extended opening hours External Access membership holders are not permitted in the library after midnight.   

Latest News:

Our Summer opening hours will start on Saturday 18th June, until Sunday 18th September.

Monday to Friday 09:00 to 19:00.

Saturday and Sunday 10:30 to 17:00.

The Library will be closed on the August Bank Holiday, Monday 29th August.

Undergraduate students and postgraduate students following taught courses at institutional members of SCONUL will normally be granted reference use of other SCONUL HE libraries free of charge during the summer vacations of the host institution. For further information, please visit the SCONUL website

To mark the celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee we will be closing at midnight on Wednesday 1st June. 

We will be open over the Bank Holiday weekend for staff and students of the Universities at Medway and SCONUL members only.

There will be limited IT , Helpdesk and library support. The main floor study spaces, printers, scanners and access to books will be available.

Public Access membership . Current Public Access membership card holders will not be able to access the library and we will not be able to process any new external access schemes membership applications during this period.

  • Bank Holiday opening hours
  • Thursday 2 June 10am to 5pm
  • Friday 3 June 10am to 5pm
    Saturday 4 June 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday 5 June 10am to 5pm
  • Monday 6 June opening at 8am reverting to extended opening hours until 17 June when we return to our summer opening hours.

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