Opening Hours

You'll find below the current opening hours for each of our three campus libraries.

Our opening hours change during the festive season from Monday 19 December to Sunday 15 January. See Festive Opening Hours.


Current Opening Hours

Craiglockhart Library & Sighthill LRC Library /LRC Open Helpdesk Staff Available
Monday - Friday 8am - 9pm 8.45am - 5pm*
Saturday - Sunday 9am - 5pm Unstaffed*


Merchiston Library Zones 1 - 4 Zone 5
Helpdesk Staff Available
Monday - Friday 24 hours 9am - 4.45pm 8.45am - 5pm*
Saturday - Sunday 24 hours Closed Unstaffed*


*Outwith these hours Library support will be provided by the NorMAN out of hours service, in this case you'll receive a response from 



Have questions outside these hours?

Remember our e-resources are available online all the time (see Finding Resources).

Learn more about our Out of Hours service
Students in Merchiston Quadrangle