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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

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.

Summer Vacation Opening Hours

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

Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday and Sunday (except August) 11:00 - 17:00
Saturday and Sunday (throughout August) Self service
Monday 26 August (Bank Holiday) Self service

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

or Chat with Us.

You will need your Campus Card to use Sheila Silver Library 24/7 and Headingley Library 19:00 - 08:30

Guest Users can visit the Library 08:30 - 19:00. Please bring your Guest User card with you to sign in.

Please note: MyBeckett will be unavailable from Friday 2 August 17:00 to Tuesday 6 August 17:00 for it's annual upgrade. You won't be able to access Modules, Course Groups or Turnitin but many services and resources will still be available.

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

Find us - Sheila Silver Library, City Campus

Leslie Silver Building, Leeds Beckett University

Sheila Silver Library
Leslie Silver Building
Leeds Beckett University
Woodhouse Lane 

(ramped access is via the Woodhouse Lane entrance)

Visit the university page for more details on our campuses and travelling to the university.

Find us - Headingley Library, Headingley Campus

James Graham Building, Leeds Beckett University

Headingley Library
James Graham Building
Leeds Beckett University
Headingley Campus
Church Wood Avenue

(ramped access is on the right side of James Graham Building)

Visit the university page for more details on our campuses and travelling to the university.

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