Opening Hours

Arriving at IALS

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

From Monday 2nd October 2017 to Sunday 10th June 2018 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 is closed on Sunday)

From Monday 11th June to Friday 14th September 2018 IALS operates the following summer vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm
Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm

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.

Easter 2018

During Easter 2018 the Library will be open to readers from 10.00am to 8.30pm on Thursday 29th March, and then close for Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. The Library will re-open from 10.00am to 8.30pm on Tuesday 3rd April 2018.

May Public Holidays 2018

We will be open to readers with IALS Library cards or SAScards from 10.00am to 8.30pm on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018 and on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018.

 

IALS from Russell Square

Summer Hours 2018

From Monday 11th June to mid-September 2018 IALS operates the following summer vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm
Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm

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

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.

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 from Russell Square

Annual stock moving and Library refurbishment work Friday 14th September - Monday 1st October 2018

The Library will close to readers at 5:00pm on Friday 14th September 2018 for essential annual stock moving and refurbishment work and will re-open at 9:00am on Monday 1st October 2018.

The Document Supply Service for subscribers will continue to operate as normal during this period.

 

Page last updated: 13th February 2018