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

Don't forget your Campus Card! 


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.

Summer Vacation Opening Hours

Saturday 5th September - due to a system upgrade there will be not internet access on campus 07:30-08:00 and no access on or off-campus to MyBeckett, the Library website, Resource Lists and electronic resources.  Internet access will also continue to be "at risk" 08:00-15:00.

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

Monday - Friday 08:30-17:00
Saturday and Sunday  11:00-17:00

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

Please note that refurbishment work is taking place in both Libraries during the Summer Vacation with extensive work in the Sheila Silver Library, City Campus. Please see our Transforming the Library web page for more information.

Using us overnight

Any registered student or member of staff with a Leeds Beckett University Campus Card can use the facilities overnight.

Please bring your card with you as security staff will check at 21:00. 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.

If you want to visit the Sheila Silver Library (City) after 19:00 at weekends you may need to contact Security to gain access.

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Guest/Visitor Opening Hours

External and Guest users can use the Library between 08:30 and 21:00 seven days a week.  If you want to visit the Sheila Silver Library at City Campus after 19:00 at weekends you may need to contact Security to gain access.