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Library Closures and Services Unavailable Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st December

Due to essential electrical maintenance Sheila Silver Library will be closed on Saturday 20th December 08:00-17:00. Headingley Library will be open 24/7 with staff available 11:00-17:00.  The Library website, Catalogue and MyBeckett will be available but are "at risk" and you should save your work regularly during this time.

Headingley Library will be closed 08:00-10:15 on Sunday 21st December. Sheila Silver Library will be open 24/7 and the Library website, Catalogue and MyBeckett will also be available but "at risk" so please save your work regularly.

On Sunday 21st December Sheila Silver Library 3rd floor will be closed 14:00-16:00 and the 4th floor 16:00-18:00. The Disability Resource Area will be unavailable 14:00-16:00; all software except for Supernova and Audio Note Taker is available on other Library PCs and Headingley Library Disability Resource Area will be open during this time.

Also on Sunday 21st December the following services will be unavailable 06:00-12:15:

  • Printing and Photocopying
  • Staff p and h drives
  • MyHub

PebblePad, the e-portfolio system, will be at risk during this period and any password changes will not take effect until after 12:15.

We apologise for any inconvenience during this essential work.

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.

External and Guest users may not use the Library overnight between 21:00 and 08:30.

FE Partner College students will need to use the buzzer on the outer door to gain access to Sheila Silver Library at City Campus after 21:00 Monday to Friday, and after 19:00 at weekends.

Christmas Vacation Opening Hours

The Library is open 24/7 during the Christmas Vacation (20th December - 11th January).  Please see below for details of when staff are available to help.

Saturday 20th December Sheila Silver Library closed 08:00-17:00. Staff available at Headingley Library 11:00-17:00
Sunday 21st December 11:00-17:00.  Headingley Library is closed 08:00-10:15
Monday 22nd - Tuesday 23rd December 08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday 24th December 08:30 - 15:30
Thursday 25th December - Friday 2nd January Self Service 24/7
Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th January 11:00 - 17:00
Monday 5th - Friday 9th January 08:30 - 19:00
Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th January 11:00 - 17:00


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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 a podcast, links to time management apps and more.