Library opening hours, Lent Term, 2019

Full Term opening hours for Lent Term 2019 are:-

Current undergraduate and graduate members of the College may borrow up to 10 titles at a time, and during Full Term the loan period is 7 days.  Fines are levied for overdue items at a rate of 50 pence per day per standard loan item.

Books and other items borrowed for the vacation are due back by 11pm (23:00) on Wednesday 16 January.

Opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections are separate; if you are planning to visit in person, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you

During the Christmas Vacation, Girton College Library will be open 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday only (closed weekends).
However, some days may have shorter opening hours and/or be closed over lunch, depending on staff availability. A list will be posted here and kept up-to-date:-

The Library and the external study rooms (D33, D34, D35 and Chapel Wing Reading Room) will  close on Wednesday 19 December, re-opening on Thursday 3 January 2019.

It may also be necessary to close for other periods at short notice. If planning a journey specifically to use the Library, it would be worth contacting us in advance: telephone 01223 338970 or email library@girton.cam.ac.uk.

Full Term opening hours and weekend opening recommence immediately before the start of the Lent Full Term (Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January 2019).

Archive and special collections:

Opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections are separate; if you are planning to visit in person, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you.

All loaned items are due back by 11pm on Monday 26 November:

If this is likely to cause problems because of outstanding work, please contact the Library to make a special arrangement – tel: (3)38970 or email: library@girton.cam.ac.uk

 

Vacation borrowing starts at 1pm on Wednesday 28 November:

The Library will be closed that morning for final checking and tidying. Should there be any URGENT reason why you must use the Library that morning, please ring the doorbell.

You may borrow up to 10 items for the vacation. No vacation borrowing is permitted until all term loans are returned and bills settled.

Vacation loans are due back by 11pm on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

 

Vacation opening hours:

The Library will open 10am-11pm on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December.

Thereafter, opening hours will be 9am to 5pm, weekdays only (closed weekends). However some days may have shorter opening hours and/or be closed over lunch, depending on staff availability. It may also be necessary to close at other times, possibly at short notice. If planning a journey specifically to use the Library, we recommend that you phone ahead to check availability – 01223 338970.

The Library and external study rooms will close for Christmas at 5pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018 and re-open at 9am on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Full Term opening hours begin again the weekend before the Lent Full Term (12-13 January 2019).

 

Opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections are separate; if you are planning to visit in person, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you

Full Term opening hours for Michaelmas Term 2018 are:-

Current undergraduate and graduate members of the College may borrow up to 10 titles at a time, and during Full Term the loan period is 7 days.  Fines are levied for overdue items at a rate of 50 pence per day per standard loan item.

Books and other items borrowed for the vacation are due back by 11pm (23:00) on Wednesday 3 October.

Opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections are separate; if you are planning to visit in person, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you

During the Long Vacation, Girton College Library will be open 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday only (closed weekends).
However, some days may have shorter opening hours and/or be closed over lunch, depending on staff availability. A list will be posted here and kept up-to-date:-

The Library will be closed from 5.00pm on Friday 17 August until 9.00am on Monday 3 September.

It may also be necessary to close for other periods at short notice. If planning a journey specifically to use the Library, it would be worth contacting us in advance: telephone 01223 338970 or email library@girton.cam.ac.uk.

Full Term opening hours and weekend opening recommence immediately before the start of the Michaelmas Full Term (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September).
 

Archive and special collections:

Opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections are separate; if you are planning to visit in person, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you.
 

Vacation availability of external study rooms:

D33 and D35 (group study rooms) will remain available for use for study purposes only throughout the Long Vacation.
D34 (quiet study room) will remain available for use as a study room until the end of June. It will not then be available for use as a study room until the start of September.
Chapel Wing Reading Room came out of use as a study room at the end of Wednesday 13 June. It will resume use as a study room on Monday 8 October.

All loaned items are due back by 11pm on Monday 11 June:

If this is likely to cause problems because of exams or outstanding work, please contact the Library to make a special arrangement – tel: 01223 338970 or e-mail: library@girton.cam.ac.uk.

**Graduands: You will not be allowed to attend the graduation ceremony if you owe money to the College or to the University. This includes the value of items that have not been returned to libraries and any unpaid library fines. You should therefore return all library loans and pay any fines by Monday 11 June. Any fines still outstanding at noon on Friday 15 June will be charged to your College bill. If items have not been returned by this time, their full replacement cost plus fines will be charged.**

 

Vacation borrowing starts at 1pm on Wednesday 13 June:

The Library will be closed that morning for final checking and tidying; if there is an URGENT reason why you must use the Library, please ring the doorbell.

You may borrow up to 10 books for the vacation. No vacation borrowing is permitted until all term books are returned, and fines paid and bills settled.

Please note that there is no borrowing from the external study rooms.

Anything borrowed for or during the vacation will due back by 11pm on Wednesday 3 October.

**We regret that graduands may not borrow from the College Library after Monday 11 June 2018.**

 

Vacation opening hours:

The Library will be open 10am–11pm on Saturday 16  and Sunday 17 June.

Thereafter, the Library will be open Mondays to Fridays, 9am–5pm (closed weekends). However some days may have shorter opening hours and/or be closed over lunch, depending on staff availability.

The Library will be closed completely for a fortnight beginning Monday 20 August, re-opening on Monday 3 September.

It may also be necessary to close at other times, possibly at short notice. If planning a journey specifically to use the Library, we recommend that you phone ahead to check availability – 01223 338970.

Full Term opening hours will resume the weekend immediately before the start of the Michaelmas Full Term (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September ).

 

Vacation availability  of external study rooms:

D33 and D35 (group study rooms) will remain available for use throughout the Long Vacation.

D34 (quiet study room) will remain available for use until the end of June. It will not then be available for use until the start of September.

Chapel Wing Reading Room will come out of use as a study room at the end of Wednesday 13 June.  Any personal items left in it after that date will be treated as lost property.  It will resume use as a study room on Monday 8 October.

 

Full Term opening hours for Easter Term 2018 are:-

Current undergraduate and graduate members of the College may borrow up to 10 titles at a time, and during Full Term the loan period is 7 days.  Fines are levied for overdue items at a rate of 50 pence per day per standard loan item.

Opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections are separate; if you are planning to visit in person, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you

Library opening hours for the Easter vacation 2018:-

Friday 16 March9.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday 17 March12noon – 11.00pm
Sunday 18 March10.00am – 11.00pm
Monday 19 – Friday 23 March9.00am – 9.00pm **longer hours**
Saturday 24 – Sunday 25 MarchClosed
Monday 26 – Thursday 29 March9.00am – 1.00pm and 1.30pm – 5.00pm
Friday 30 March – Monday 2 April (Easter weekend)Closed
Tuesday 3 – Friday 6 April9.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 AprilClosed
Monday 9 – Friday 13 April9.00am – 9.00pm **longer hours**
Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 AprilClosed
Monday 16 – Friday 20 April9.00am – 9.00pm **longer hours**
Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 April10.00am – 11.00pm
Monday 23 April9.00am – 11.00pm

The external study rooms are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Books and DVDs borrowed for the Easter Vacation will be due back by 11.00pm on Wednesday 25 April.

Please note that these opening hours apply to the Library only.  For details of the opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you.