Library opening hours, summer 2019

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 16 August until 9.00am on Monday 2 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 5 and Sunday 6 October).

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, with the exception of the Festival Weekend (when both rooms will be closed).
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 12 June. It will resume use as a study room on Monday 14 October.

All loaned items are due back by 11pm on Monday 10 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 buffet 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 10 June. Any fines still outstanding at noon on Friday 14 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 12 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 9 October.

**We regret that graduands may not borrow from the College Library after Monday 10 June 2019.**

 

Vacation opening hours:

The Library will be open 10am–11pm on Saturday 15 June and Sunday 16 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 19 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 5 and Sunday 6 October).

 

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 12 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 14 October.

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.

Weekends Library Opening Hours:

Due to popular demand, the Library will be open from 9am to 11pm on following weekends:

Sat 18 May 9am – 11pm

Sun 19 May 9am – 11pm

Sat 25 May 9am – 11pm

Sun 26 May 9am – 11pm

Sat 1 June 9am – 11pm

Sun 2 June 9am – 11pm

Sat 8 June 9am – 11pm

Sun 9 June 9am – 11pm

The external study rooms (D33, D34, D35 and Chapel Wing Reading Room) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

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.

Full Term opening hours for Easter Term 2019 are:-

The external study rooms (D33, D34, D35 and Chapel Wing Reading Room) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Books and other items borrowed for the vacation are due back by 11pm (23:00) on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

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.

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.

Library opening hours for the Easter vacation 2019:

Monday 18 March – Friday 22 March: 9am – 9pm

Saturday 23 March & Sunday 24 March: Closed

Monday 25 March – Friday 29 March: 9am-5pm

Saturday 30 March – Sunday 31 March: Closed

Monday 1 April – Friday 5 April : 9am-5pm

Saturday 6 April & Sunday 7 April: Closed

Monday 8 April – Friday 12 April: 9am-9pm

Saturday 13 April & Sunday 14 April: Closed

Monday 15 April – Friday 19 April: 9.00am-9.00pm

Saturday 20 April & Sunday 21 April: 10.00am-11.00pm

The external study rooms (D33, D34, D35 and Chapel Wing Reading Room) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

Books and DVDs borrowed for the Easter Vacation will be due back by 11.00pm on Wednesday 24 April.

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 items on loan to students are due back by 11.00pm on Monday 11 March:

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 1.00pm on Wednesday 13 March:

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 11.00pm on Wednesday 24 April.

Vacation opening hours:

Library opening hours will be 9.00am to 9.00pm, weekdays only (closed weekends) for the first week and the last two weeks of the vacation.  For the second and third week of the vacation, opening hours will be 9.00am to 5.00pm, weekdays only. Full Term opening hours begin again the weekend before the Easter Full Term (20-21 April).
The external study rooms will remain available throughout the Easter vacation.

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.

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