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Open 24/7, 365

Both Headingley and Sheila Silver Libraries are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You need your Campus Card to access Sheila Silver Library at all times.
At Headingley Library you need it 19:00-08:30
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Security staff carry out a card check at 19:00 each night. Only those entitled to use the Library will be allowed to stay.

You will be breaching student regulations if you lend your Card to anyone else.

Please see our Visitors and Guests page for information about when the Library is open to Guest Users, SCONUL card holders and the public.

Our performance

During 2016-17 Sheila Silver Library was forced to close for 10.25 hours following a City centre wide power cut.

Both Libraries were also closed at different times for electronic maintenance which was advertised to customers beforehand.

In total the Library was open for over 99.9% of its planned 24/7, 365 opening.

Staffed Hours

Visit Us - staff are here to help in each Library:

08:30 - 19:00 Monday - Friday

11:00 - 17:00 Saturday - Sunday 

We're open 24/7 self service at all other times.

Please see the Library and Student IT Services dashboard for details of any maintenance scheduled for our services and systems for any known issues. 

 

Christmas Vacation Opening Hours

Please see below for details of when staff are available to help during the Vacation:

Saturday 16 December - Sunday 17 December  11:00 - 17:00
Monday 18 December - Thursday 21 December 08:30 - 19:00
Friday 22 December 08:30 - 17:00 (to be confirmed)
Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January Self service 24/7
Tuesday 2 January - Friday 5 January 08:30 - 19:00
Saturday 6 January - Sunday 7 January 11:00 - 17:00

You can also get IT support 24/7 during the Vacation on 0113 812 1000

or Chat with Us.

You need your Campus Card to access Sheila Silver Library at all times. At Headingley Library you need it 19:00 - 08:30.

Guest Users can visit the Library 08:30 - 19:00

Please see the Library and Student IT Services dashboard for details of any maintenance scheduled for our services and systems for for any known issues.

Please note MyBeckett will be unavailable due to upgrade from 14:30 on 1 January until 17:00 on 3 January 2018.

Library and Student IT Availability

This system shows any issues with the Library or student IT systems. It is only updated during staffed hours.

 

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Manage your time!

Just because the Library is open 24/7 doesn't mean you should be studying in it all the time! 

Why not take a look at our Skills for Learning pages on Time Management to develop techniques for using your time productively?  The pages include links to apps, a time management podcast and more.