Information Services

Western General Hospital Library opening hours

Opening hours of the Western General Hospital Library,Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU

Availability of study spaces

Beginning 14 September, study spaces will be opened in a phased manner. At present, the only study spaces planned to open from 14 September are the Main Library and The Lady Smith of Kelvin Veterinary Library.

Study Space guidance


We are gradually re-opening our libraries in a phased programme.
Please see Library Services Update 2020-2021 for current service updates.
Please note that access to all libraries is currently restricted to University of Edinburgh Students, Staff and Official Visitors, and NHS Lothian Staff.


The re-opening date of the Western General Hospital Library is to be confirmed. Expected hours will be:

Days Opening hours Monday - Friday 9am - 4.50pm Saturday & Sunday Closed

Opening hours from 5 December to be announced later (revision and examination period).

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