Main Library opening hours
Opening hours and staffed hours of the Main Library, George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LJ
From 26 April the Main Library building shall open at 08:30 with access to pre-booked study spaces 08:30-23:59 daily
Main Library Opening Hours
Please note that access to all libraries is currently restricted to University of Edinburgh Students, Staff and Official Visitors, and NHS Lothian Staff.
Full details on using library and other centrally managed study spaces are available on the Study Spaces website.
Please note: when using these study spaces, you must pre-book, adhere to 2 metre physical distancing and wear a face covering at all times.
|Monday - Thursday||8:30am - 11:59pm||9am - 7:50pm|
|Friday||8:30am - 11:59pm||9am - 4:50pm|
|Saturday||8:30am - 11:59pm||12 noon - 4:50pm|
|Sunday||8:30am - 11:59pm||Closed|
Centre for Research Collections (CRC)
Opening hours for the Centre for Research Collections, including Special Collections, can be found on their website:
Library Cafe & Coffee Cart
|Day||Library Cafe||Coffee Cart|
|Monday - Thursday||8.30am - 5pm||Closed|
|Friday||8.30am - 4pm||Closed|
|Saturday & Sunday||Closed||Closed|