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Opening hours

Library opening hours for 2019

University Library
University Library - Special Collections Reading Room
Science Library
Wijnhaven Library, The Hague
Law Library
Lockers Van Steenis Building
Social and Behavioural Sciences Library
Walaeus Library
NINO Library
KITLV Jakarta
NIMAR Rabat

African Studies Centre Library

University Library

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

8:30 - 24:00

Saturday and Sunday

10:00 - 23:00

Examination periods:
- 8 December 2018 - 1 February 2019
- 9 March - 5 April
- 11 May - 28 June
No access for students registered at educational institutions
other than Leiden University, and for annual fee card holders
who do not verifiably depend on the library collections for their research

Library desks

Information desk: Monday to Friday

 

8:30 - 19:00

LU-Card desk:
- Monday to Friday 
- Saturday and Sunday 


8:30 - 18:00
10:00 - 22:00

Holidays 2019

1 January, New Year's Day

Closed

21 April, Easter Sunday

Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

27 April, King's Day

Closed

Summer period
15 July - 18 August

- Monday to Friday
- Saturday

 


8:30- 18:00
13:00 - 17:00

2 October, due to Relief of Leiden

8:30 - 18:00

3 October, Relief of Leiden

Closed

24 December, 
Christmas Eve

8:30 - 18:00

25 December, 
Christmas

Closed

26 December, 
Boxing Day

Closed

31 December, New Year's Eve

8:30 - 18:00

1 January 2020, New Year's Day

Closed

 

University Library - Special Collections Reading Room

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

9:00 - 17:30 

Holidays 2019

19 April, Good Friday

Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

30 May, Ascension Day

Closed

10 June, Pentecost Monday Closed
3 October, Relief of Leiden Closed
25 December, Christmas Closed
26 December, Boxing Day Closed
1 January 2020, New Year's Day Closed

 

Science Library

Regular opening hours

Location Gorlaeus Laboratories

Monday to Friday

8:00 - 18:00

Library desk: Monday to Friday

9:00 – 17:00

Location Snellius
Monday to Friday 8:30 - 19:00

Holidays 2019

1 January, New Year's Day

Closed

19 April, Good Friday

Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

30 May, Ascension Day

Closed

31 May, due to Ascension Day

Closed

10 June, Pentecost Monday

Closed

3 October, Relief of Leiden

Closed

25 December 2019 - 1 january 2020,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

Wijnhaven Library, The Hague

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday

9:00 - 22:00

Library desk: Monday to Friday  10:00 - 13:00 and
13:30 - 17:00

Saturday and Sunday
(Open to Leiden University students and staff only, LU-Card access)

10:00 - 22:00

Holidays 2019

1 January, New Year's Day

Closed

19 April, Good Friday

Closed

20 April Closed
21 April, Easter Sunday Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

26 April, due to King's Night celebrations Closed from 21:00

27 April, King's Day

Closed

5 May, Liberation Day

Closed

30 May, Ascension Day

Closed

31 May, due to Ascension Day

Closed

9 June, Pentecost Sunday

Closed

10 June, Pentecost Monday

Closed

Summer period (dates yet to be decided)
- Monday to Friday
- Saturday

Library desk: regular hours

 

9:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 17:00
 

24 December, Christmas Eve

Closed from 18:00

25 December 2019 - 1 January 2020,
Christmas - New Year's Day
Closed

 

Law Library

Regular opening hours

Monday to Thursday

9:00 - 22:15

Friday

9:00 - 19:00

Saturday and Sunday

11:00 - 17:00

Starting 15 October 2018: during the academic year No access for students registered at educational institutions 
other than Leiden University, and for annual fee card holders
who do not verifiably depend on the library collections for their research

Holidays 2019

1 January, New Year's Day

Closed

19 April, Good Friday

Closed

20 April Closed

21 April, Easter Sunday

Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

27 April, King's Day

Closed

5 May, Liberation Day

Closed

30 May, Ascension Day Open from 10:00 - 22:00;
library desk is closed
31 May, due to Ascension Day Open from 10:00 - 22:00;
library desk is closed
9 June, Pentecost Sunday Open from 10:00 - 22:00;
library desk is closed
10 June, Pentecost Monday Open from 10:00 - 22:00;
library desk is closed

Summer period, 15 July - 25 August
- Monday to Friday
- Saturday

 


9:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00

2 October 9:00 - 18:00

3 October, Relief of Leiden

Closed

5 December, Saint Nicholas

9:00 - 16:00

24 December, Christmas Eve 9:00 - 18:00

25 December 2019 - 1 January 2020,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

Lockers Van Steenis Building

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday 

8:00 - 18:00

Saturday and Sunday (access with authorized
LU-Card only)

Closed

Holidays 2019

1 january, New Year's Day

Closed

19 April, Good Friday

Closed

20 April Closed
21 April, Easter Sunday Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

27 April, King's Day

Closed

5 May, Liberation Day

Closed

30 May, Ascension Day

Closed

31 May, due to Ascension Day

Closed

9 June, Pentecost Sunday

Closed

10 June, Pentecost Monday Closed

3 October, Relief of Leiden

Closed

25 December 2019 - 1 January 2020,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

Social and Behavioural Sciences Library

Regular opening hours

Monday to Thursday

9:00 - 19:00

Friday

9:00 - 17:00

Holidays 2019

1 january, New Year's Day

Closed

19 April, Good Friday

Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

30 May, Ascension Day

Closed

31 May, due to Ascension Day

Closed

10 June, Pentecost Monday

Closed

Summer period (dates yet to be decided)
Monday to Friday


9:00 - 17.00

October 2, due to Relief of Leiden

9:00 - 18:00

October 3, Relief of Leiden

Closed

25 December 2019 - 1 January 2020,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

Walaeus Library

Regular opening hours

Monday to Thursday

8:30 - 21:00

Friday

8:30 - 17:00

Holidays 2019

See Walaeus Library website

 

NINO Library

Regular opening hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 2019
1 January, New Year's Day Closed
19 April, Good Friday Closed
22 April, Easter Monday Closed
30 May, Ascension Day Closed
31 May, due to Ascension Day Closed
10 June, Pentecost Monday Closed
3 October, Relief of Leiden Closed
25 December 2019 - 1 January, 2020
Christmas - New Year's Day
Closed

 

KITLV Jakarta

Regular opening hours

Monday to Thursday

9:00 - 12:00 and
13:00 - 16:00

Friday

9:00 - 12:00 and
13:00 - 14:00

Holidays 2019

1 January, New Year's Day

Closed

5 February, Chinese New year Closed

7 March, Hindu New Year

Closed

3 April, Isra Mi'raj Closed

19 April, Good Friday

Closed

22 April, Easter Monday Closed
1 May, Labour Day Closed

30 May, Ascension Day

Closed

3 - 12 June, Eid al-Fitr Holiday

Closed

25 December 2019 - 1 January 1 2020,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

NIMAR Rabat

Regular opening hours

Monday to Thursday

9:00 - 17:00 

Friday

9:00 - 16:30

Holidays 2019

1 January, New Year's Day

Closed

19 April, Good Friday 

Closed

22 April, Easter Monday

Closed

30 May, Ascension Day

Closed

31 May, Bridge Day

Closed
5 June, Eid al-Fitr Closed

10 June, Pentecost Monday

Closed

Summer period
22 July - 2 August approx.
(exact dates to be decided)

 

Closed

12 and 13 August, Eid al-Adha Closed

21 August, Fête de la jeunesse

Closed

6 November, Marche verte

Closed

11 November, Eid Al-Mawlid

Closed

25 and 26 December, Christmas

Closed

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