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Opening hours

Library opening hours for 2018

University Library
Science Library
Wijnhaven Library, The Hague
Law Library
Lockers Van Steenis Building
Social and Behavioural Sciences Library
Walaeus Library
African Studies Centre Library
NINO Library
KITLV Jakarta
NIMAR Rabat


 

University Library

Regular opening hours

 

Monday to Friday

8:30 - 24:00

Saturday and Sunday

10:00 - 23:00

Special Collections Reading Room:
Monday to Friday

9:00 - 17:30

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 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

April 1, Easter Sunday

Closed

April 2, Easter Monday

Closed

April 27, King's Day

Closed

May 10, Ascension Day

Closed

May 20, Pentecost Sunday

Closed

May 21, Pentecost Monday

Closed

Summer period, July 9 - August 19
- Monday to Friday
- Saturday
 

Special Collections Reading Room:
Monday to Friday 


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



9:00 - 17:30

September 14 (Special Collections
Reading Room only)

 

9:00 - 15:00

October 2, due to Relief of Leiden

8:30 - 18:00

October 3, Relief of Leiden

Closed

December 24, Christmas Eve

8:30 - 18:00

December 25, Christmas

Closed

December 26, Boxing Day

Closed

December 31, New Year's Eve

8:30 - 18:00

January 1, 2019, 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 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

March 30, Good Friday

Closed

April 2, Easter Monday

Closed

April 27, King's Day

Closed

May 10, Ascension Day

Closed

May 11, due to Ascension Day

Closed

May 21, Pentecost Monday

Closed

October 3, Relief of Leiden

Closed

December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

Wijnhaven Library, The Hague

Regular opening hours

 

Monday to Friday

Library desk: Monday to Friday 

9:00 - 22:00

10:00 - 13:00 and
13:30 - 17:00

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

10:00 - 22:00

Holidays 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

April 1, Easter Sunday

Closed

April 2, Easter Monday

Closed

April 27, King's Day

Closed

May 5, Liberation Day

Closed

May 10, Ascension Day

Closed

May 11, due to Ascension Day

Closed

May 20, Pentecost Sunday

Closed

May 21, Pentecost Monday

Closed

Summer period: July 9 - August 19
- Monday to Friday
- Saturday


Library desk: Monday to Friday


9:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
 

10:00 - 13:00 and
13:30 - 17:00

December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Schedule to be published 
at a later time

 

Law Library

Regular opening hours

 

Monday to Thursday

9:00 - 22:15

Friday

9:00 - 19:00

Saturday and Sunday

11:00 - 17:00

Holidays 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

March 30, Good Friday

Closed

March 31 Closed

April 1, Easter Sunday

Closed

April 2, Easter Monday

Closed

April 27, King's Day

Closed

May 5, Liberation Day

Closed

May 10, Ascension Day

Closed

May 11, due to Ascension Day

Closed

May 20, Pentecost Sunday

Closed

May 21, Pentecost Monday

Closed

Summer period, July 9 - August 19
- Monday to Friday
- Saturday


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

October 3, Relief of Leiden

Closed

December 5, Saint Nicholas

9:00 - 16:00

December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

Lockers Van Steenis Building

Regular opening hours

 

Monday to Thursday 

8:00 - 18:00

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

Closed

Holidays 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

March 30, Good Friday

Closed

April 2, Easter Monday

Closed

April 27, King's Day

Closed

May 5, Liberation Day

Closed

May 10, Ascension Day

Closed

May 11, due to Ascension Day

Closed

May 21, Pentecost Monday

Closed

October 3, Relief of Leiden

Closed

December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019,
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 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

March 30, Good Friday

Closed

April 2, Easter Monday

Closed

April 27, King's Day

Closed 

May 10, Ascension Day

Closed

May 11, due to Ascension Day

Closed

May 21, Pentecost Monday

Closed

Summer period, July 9 - August 17
- Monday to Friday


9:00 - 17.00

October 2, due to Relief of Leiden

9:00 - 18:00

October 3, Relief of Leiden

Closed

December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019,
Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

Walaeus Library

Regular opening hours

 

Monday to Thursday

8:30 - 21:00

Friday

8:30 - 17:00

Holidays 2018

See Walaeus Library website

 

NINO Library

Regular opening hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 2018
January 1, New Year's Day Closed
March 30, Good Friday Closed
April 2, Easter Monday Closed
April 27, King's Day Closed
May 10, Ascension Day Closed
May 11, due to Ascension Day Closed
May 21, Pentecost Monday Closed
October 3, Relief of Leiden Closed
December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019
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 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

March 17, Balinese New Year

Closed

March 30, Good Friday

Closed

April 1 - September 30

Library closed due to
renovation works

November 20, Prophet Muhammad Day of Birth

Closed

December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019, Christmas - New Year's Day

Closed

 

NIMAR Rabat

Regular opening hours

 

Monday to Thursday

9:00 - 17:00 

Friday

9:00 - 16:30

Holidays 2018

January 1, New Year's Day

Closed

March 30, Good Friday 

Closed

April 2, Easter Monday

Closed

April 27, King's day (The Netherlands)

Closed

May 10, Ascension Day

Closed

May 11, Bridge Day

Closed

May 21, Pentecost Monday

Closed

June 15,  Eid al-Fitr

Closed

Summer period (dates to be announced)

Closed

July 30, Fête du Trône

Closed

August 21, Fête de la jeunesse

Closed

August 22 and 23, Eid al-Adha

Closed

August 24, Bridge Day

Closed

September 11, Nouvel an hégire

Closed

November 6, Marche verte

Closed

November 20, Eid Al Mawlid

Closed

December 24, Bridge Day

Closed

December 25-26, Christmas

Closed