Library Hours

Access to the library during level 1 lockdown

The main Library on the campuses will be re-opening on Monday, 5th October 2020 on Weekdays (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) from 09:00-15:00 for students and staff who are permitted to return to campus…..

Library hours for the Year-end break 2019

Edgewood, Howard College, Pietermaritzburg, Westville

  • 20th November to 19th December (Weekdays): 8h00 – 16h30
  • 20th  December:  8h00 – 12h00

Medical School

  • 6th December to 19th December(Weekdays):  8h00 – 16h30
  • 20th December: 8h00 – 12h00

** All weekend closed. 
** Branch Libraries opening times may differ. 

TERM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

EXAMINATION TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (EASTER): 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 24 Hours 7 days a week 

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday:Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday:Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December: 08h00 – 12h00

TERM TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h30 – 12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

EXAMINATION TIME:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (EASTER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h00
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00 – 12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h00
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

 

TERM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

EXAMINATION TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (EASTER): 24 Hours 

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER):  24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December: 08h00 – 12h00

TERM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30 – 12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

EXAMINATION TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (EASTER): 24 Hours

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): Open 24 hours

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December:  08h00 – 12h00

TERM TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

EXAMINATION TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (EASTER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h00-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00 – 12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December: 08h00-12h00

TERM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

EXAMINATION TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (EASTER): 24 Hours

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 07h30 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

8th Dec to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December:  08h00-12h00

TERM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

EXAMINATION TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (EASTER): 24 Hours

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

22nd December: 08h30-12h30

TERM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

EXAMINATION TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (EASTER): 24 Hours

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December: 08h00-12h00

TERM TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

EXAMINATION TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME:

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (EASTER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday: 08h00 – 23h00
  • Sunday: 08h00 – 23h00

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December: 08h00 – 12h00

TERM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

EXAMINATION TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAM TIME: 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (EASTER): 24 Hours

VACATION (JUNE):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: 08h30-12h30
  • Sunday: Closed

VACATION (SEPTEMBER): 24 Hours 7 days a week

VACATION (DECEMBER):

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

28th Nov to 21st Dec:  

  • Weekdays: 08h00 – 16h30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

22nd December: 08h00 – 12h00

  • Some of the times may vary due to the individual campus programmes. 
  • All libraries are closed during the period between Christmas and New Year.
  • All libraries are closed on public holidays, with some exceptions.

 Updated: November 2019.