Library opening hours, summer 2018

During the Long Vacation, Girton College Library will be open 9am to 5pm, 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 on this page and kept up-to-date.

The Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday 17 August until 9am 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

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 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 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.