Library opening hours

Opening hours are available below for all Newcastle University Libraries.

Philip Robinson Library

Robinson Library Open 24 hours today

Robinson LibraryThe IT Service clusters close 15 minutes before the Library closes.

Counter services (eg issues, returns, inter-library loans)are available during the times shown below. Holds can be collected any time from the Student Text area on Level 2.

When the library is closed Philip Robinson Library books may be returned to the bookbin at the Library entrance. They will be checked in on the next working day.

More information on the Philip Robinson Library

Autumn Term - Mon 26 September - Fri 16 December 2016

From Monday 26 September at 8:30 am until Friday 16 December at 10:00 pm, the Philip Robinson Library will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   24/7   8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   24/7   10.00am - 5.00 pm

Christmas Vacation - Sat 17 December - Sun 8 January

From Saturday 17 December at 10:00 am until Sunday 8 January at 5:00 pm, the following opening hours will be in operation at the Philip Robinson Library.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Saturday 17 December   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 18 December   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   Self Service
Monday 19 - Thursday 22 December   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 23 December   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   Self Service
Saturday 24 December   10:00 am - 5:00 pm   Self Service
Sunday 25 December   Closed   Closed
Monday 26 - Friday 30 December   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   Self Service
Saturday 31 December   10:00 am - 5:00 pm   Self Service
Sunday 1 January   Closed   Closed
Monday 2 January   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   Self Service
Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 January   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 January   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring Term - Mon 9 January - Fri 24 March

From Monday 9 January at 8:30 am until Friday 24 March at 10:00 pm, the Philip Robinson Library will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   24/7   8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   24/7   10.00am - 5.00 pm

Easter Vacation - Sat 25 March - Sun 23 April

From Saturday 25 March until Sunday 23rd April, the Philip Robinson Library opening times will be as follows (with the exception of the Easter Weekend dates below).

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Easter Weekend

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Friday 14 - Saturday 15 April   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   Self Service
Sunday 16 April   Closed   Closed
Monday 17 April   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   Self Service

Summer Term - Mon 24 April - Fri 16 June

Coming soon.

Walton Library

Walton Library Open until 10:00pm today

Walton Library

During Termtime and Easter Vacation when we are open 8.30am - 9am Self Service only, access is by Smartcard ONLY. Outside these times access for registered Library members is by Smartcard only OR pay a non-refundable £3 fee for a one day pass. Visitors should report to the desk.

Main Counter services (e.g. issues, returns, inter-library loans, collection of holds) are available during the times shown above.

Clusters, NHS and External PCs will close 15 minutes before closing time to allow library staff to clear and lock the Library before the Medical School entrance is locked.

More information on the Walton Library

Autumn Term - Mon 26 September - Fri 16 December 2016

From Monday 26 September at 8:30 am until Friday 16 December at 10:00 pm, the Walton Library opening hours are as follows:

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10.00am - 5.00 pm

 

Christmas Vacation - Sat 17 December - Sun 8 January

From Saturday 17 December at 10:00 am until Sunday 8 January at 10:00 pm, the following opening hours will be in operation at the Walton Library.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 December   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 19 - Thursday 22 December   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 23 December - Monday 2 January   Closed   Closed
Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 January   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 January   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring Term - Mon 9 January - Fri 24 March

From Monday 9 January at 8:30 am until Friday 27 January at midnight, the Walton Library opening hours are as follows.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - midnight   9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - midnight   10.00am - 5.00 pm

From Saturday 28 January at 10:00 am until Friday 24 March at 10:00 pm, the Walton Library opening hours are as follows.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10.00am - 5.00 pm

Easter Vacation - Sat 25 March - Sun 23 April

From Saturday 25 March until Sunday 23rd April, the Walton Library opening times will be as follows (with the exception of the Easter Weekend dates below).

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - midnight   9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - midnight   10.00am - 5.00 pm

 

Easter Weekend

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Friday 14 - Saturday 15 April   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 16 April   Closed   Closed
Monday 17 April   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer Term - Mon 24 April - Fri 16 June

Coming soon.

Law Library

Law Library Open until 10:00pm today

Law Library

The Law Library is Smartcard entry only:

Monday-Friday: 8.30-9am and 6pm until closing
Saturday and Sunday: all day

If you wish to visit the Law Library and do not hold a Newcastle University smartcard then please contact libraryhelp@ncl.ac.uk or visit for assistance.

Issue Desk services (e.g. issues, returns, collection of holds) are available during the times shown below. Self Service is available throughout opening hours.

When the Library is closed, books may be returned to the bookbin located in the Law School’s lower ground floor foyer.

When the Law School is closed, Law Library books may be returned to the Philip Robinson Library's external bookbin. Books returned to this bookbin will be returned to the Law Library on the following weekday.

The photocopiers and Eldon & Grey clusters close 15 minutes before the Library closes. Please remember to switch off the monitor of your PC once you have completed your work.

More information on the Law Library

Autumn Term - Mon 26 September - Fri 16 December 2016

From Monday 26 September at 8:30 am until Friday 16 December at 5:00 pm, the Law Library opening hours are as follows:

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - 5:00 pm   10.00am - 4:45 pm

On Friday 16 December the Law Library will close at 5:00 pm.

Christmas Vacation - Sat 17 December - Sun 8 January

From Saturday 17 December until Sunday 8 January, the following opening hours will be in operation at the Law Library.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 December   Closed   Closed
Monday 19 - Thursday 22 December   08:30 am - 5:00 pm   9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 23 December - Monday 2 January   Closed   Closed
Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 January   08:30 am - 5:00 pm   9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 January   Closed   Closed

Spring Term - Mon 9 January - Fri 24 March

From Monday 9 January at 8:30 am until Friday 24 March at 10:00 pm, the Law Library opening hours are as follows:

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - 5:00 pm   10.00am - 4:45 pm

Easter Vacation - Sat 25 March - Sun 23 April

From Saturday 25 March until Sunday 23rd April, the Law Library opening times will be as follows (with exceptions of the Easter Weekend and Sunday 23 April below).

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - 10:00 pm   9:00 am - 9:45 pm
Saturdays   10:00 am - 5:00 pm   10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Sundays   Closed   Closed

 

Easter Weekend

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Friday 14 - Monday 17 April   10:00 am - 5:00 pm   10:00 am - 4:45 pm

 

Sunday 23 April

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Sunday 23 April   Closed   Closed

 

Summer Term - Mon 24 April - Fri 16 June

Coming soon.

Marjorie Robinson

Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms Open until midnight today

Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms

Access to the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms is by smartcard only. Library staff are available at the ground floor Reception Desk and at the Help Point on the first floor. IT staff are also available at the Help Point between 9am and 5pm. Books can be returned using the external book bin to the left of the entrance.

More information on the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms

Autumn Term - Mon 26 September - Fri 16 December 2016

From Monday 26 September at 8:30 am until Friday 16 December at 10:00 pm, the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms opening hours are as follows:

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - midnight   8:30 am - midnight
Saturday - Sunday   8:30 am - midnight   8:30 am - midnight

Christmas Vacation - Sat 17 December - Sun 8 January

From Saturday 17 December at 10:00 am until Sunday 8 January at 10:00 pm, the following opening hours will be in operation at the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms.

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 December   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 19 - Thursday 22 December   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 23 December - Monday 2 January   Closed   Closed
Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 January   08:30 am - 10:00 pm   8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 January   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Spring Term - Mon 9 January - Fri 24 March

From Monday 9 January at 8:30 am until Friday 24 March at 10:00 pm, the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms opening hours are as follows:

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - midnight   8:30 am - midnight
Saturday - Sunday   8:30 am - midnight   8:30 am - midnight

Easter Vacation - Sat 25 March - Sun 23 April

From Saturday 25 March until Sunday 23rd April, the Law Library opening times will be as follows (with exceptions of the Easter Weekend and Sunday 23 April below).

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Monday - Friday   8:30 am - 10:00 pm   8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 10:00 pm

 

Easter Weekend

    Opening hours:   Service Desk hours:
Friday 14 - Saturday 15 April   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday 16 April   Closed   Closed
Monday 17 April   10:00 am - 10:00 pm   10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Summer Term - Mon 24 April - Fri 16 June

Coming soon.