The Library

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Open 24/7, 365

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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:

Day Staff Availability
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 always ask for advice and support 24/7 by calling us on 0113 812 1000 for IT support or you can chat with us for academic skills support including finding resources and referencing.

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 see our Service Alerts 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.

Service Alerts

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