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Harrow Library

Cavendish Library

Opening hours for this week

DayLibraryCounter and enquiry services
Monday9am - 5pm9am - 5pm
Tuesday9am - 5pm9am - 5pm
Wednesday9am - 5pm9am - 5pm
Thursday9am - 5pm9am - 5pm
Friday9am - 5pm9am - 5pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
Sunday10am - 5pm10am - 5pm

Semester One opening hours

Semester One teaching begins on 23 September and ends on 13 December 2013.

For the full 2013/14 academic calendar, visit the University calendar page.

Dates Library Counter and enquiry services
23 September - 27 October 9am-11pm

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

28 October - 15 December 24 hours

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

Dates Library Counter and enquiry services
16 December - 19 December* 24 hours

9am-5pm

20 December
24 hours 9am-5pm
21 December
Closed
Closed
22 December
10am-5pm
10am-5pm
30 - 31 December** 9am-5pm

9am-5pm

2 - 3 January 24 hours 9am-5pm
4 - 5 January 24 hours

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-7pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

* The libraries are closed from 5pm on 22 December to 29 December.

** The library is closed on 1 January 2014.

Semester Two opening hours

Semester Two teaching begins on 13 January and ends on 4 April 2014.

For the full 2013/14 academic calendar, visit the University calendar page.

Dates Library Counter and enquiry services
6 January - 6 April 24 hours

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm


Dates Library Counter and enquiry services
7 - 17 April 24 hours

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

18 - 21 April 24 hours Closed
22 - 25 April 24 hours

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

26 April - 29 April
24 hours

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

Exam period and summer break opening hours

Summer term (not 24 hour) and summer vacation 2014

For the full 2013/14 academic calendar, visit the University calendar page.

Dates Library Counter and enquiry services
23 May - 22 June

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

23 June - 21 September Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 10am-5pm
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 10am-5pm

Counter and enquiry services will be closed on 12 June, 15 July, and from 12 noon on 20 August.
The Library will be open from midnight – 5pm on Friday 23 May.
The Library will be closed on 26 May (spring bank holiday) and on 25 August (bank holiday).

Our collection

The library supports the Faculty of Media, Arts and Design, covering the following subject areas:

Contact us

If you need help while at the library, visit our Welcome desk or simply speak to a member of staff. If you need help finding more resources for your specific subject area, our Academic Liaison Librarians are best placed to help you.

For details on how to get in touch with us online, by phone or email, visit our Contact us page.

For information on where we are and how to get here, visit our Harrow maps and directions page.