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Opening Hours


Public Holiday Monday 29th August 2016

The Library will close to readers at 5:30pm on Saturday 27th August for the August Public Holiday on Monday 29th August 2016 and will re-open at 9:00 am on Tuesday 30th August 2016.

The Document Supply Service for Subscribers will close at 5:00pm on Friday 26th August 2016 and will re-open at 9:30am on Tuesday 30th August 2016.

Annual stock moving and Library refurbishment work Friday 16th September - Monday 3rd October 2016

The Library will close to readers at 5:00pm on Friday 16th September 2016 for essential annual stock moving and refurbishment work and will re-open at 9:00am on Monday 3rd October 2016. The Document Supply Service for subscribers will continue to operate as normal during this period.

 

IALS Library Summer Vacation 2016 Opening Hours

Our Summer Vacation Opening Hours commence on Monday 13th June 2016. The weekday hours are reduced until 8.00pm, Saturday hours are reduced until 5.30pm and we do not open on Sundays during the Summer Vacation from mid-June until September.

From Monday 13th June to Friday 16th September 2016 IALS Library will operate the following summer vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm
(Last admission to Library at 7.45pm)

Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 5.15pm)

Sunday Closed

Document Delivery Service
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm

 

Closing Bells - Two warning bells are rung each day to indicate that the Library will be closing soon. The first warning bell is rung 25 minutes before the building closes. The second warning bell is rung 15 minutes before the building closes. Members are requested to complete their work and pack up and leave the library after the second bell.

There are several floors in the building to clear and close, and some areas and equipment will be unavailable earlier than the final closing time.


IALS Library Opening Hours from October to mid-June (Term and Vacation)

From Monday 3rd October 2016 to Sunday 11th June 2017 IALS Library will open as follows:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 11.00pm
(Last admission to Library at 10.45pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders after 7.45pm)

Saturday 10.00am to 8.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 8.15pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders after 5.15pm)

Sunday 12.30pm to 8.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 8.15pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders. Issue & Enquiry Desk closed)

Document Delivery Service
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm

 

Closing Bells - Two warning bells are rung each day to indicate that the Library will be closing soon. The first warning bell is rung 25 minutes before the building closes. The second warning bell is rung 15 minutes before the building closes. Members are requested to complete their work and pack up and leave the library after the second bell.

There are several floors in the building to clear and close, and some areas and equipment will be unavailable earlier than the final closing time.

Please note that our normal extended Library opening hours apply to the IALS Library only. All IALS academic rooms close at 8.30pm on weekdays and all day on Sundays.

We will reduce the weekday hours until 8.00pm, Saturday hours until 5.30pm and not open on Sundays during the summer vacation from mid-June until September.