Festive arrangements

The University is closed from 1.30pm on Thursday 23 December and will reopen on Wednesday 5 January 2022.

The Library and Computer Suite opening hours will change during the festive season from Monday 13 December to Sunday 16 January.

Standard opening hours will resume from Monday 17 January 2022, you’ll find these on the Library and Computers on Campus pages.

Opening times

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Craiglockhart and Sighthill Libraries & Computer Suites

Merchiston Library Zone 1-4*


Merchiston JKCC



IS Library Help Desks open**



IS Service Desk (email and telephone help)


Mon 13 - Fri 17 Dec

8am - 9pm

24 hrs

24 hrs

8.45am – 5pm

8.45am - 5pm**

Sat 18 - Sun 19 Dec

8am - 5pm

24 hrs

24 hrs

Closed

NorMAN service 24 hrs

Mon 20 - Weds 22 Dec

8am - 9pm

24 hrs

24 hrs

8.45am – 5pm

8.45am - 5pm**
Thurs 23 Dec 8am - 1.30pm Closes at 5pm  8am - 1.30pm Closed/8.45am – 5pm (email and telephone help only)
8.45am - 5pm**
 

Friday 24 Dec

Closed

9am - 5pm

Closed

Closed

NorMAN service 24 hrs

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Dec

Closed 

Closed

Closed

Closed

NorMAN service 24 hrs
Mon 27 - Fri 31 Dec Closed 9am - 5pm Closed Closed NorMAN service 24 hrs
Sat 1 - Tues 4 Jan Closed  Closed Closed Closed NorMAN service 24 hrs
Weds 5 - Fri 7 Jan 8am - 9pm  24 hrs 24 hrs 8.45am - 5pm 8.45am - 5pm** 
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Jan 9am - 5pm  24 hrs 24 hrs Closed NorMAN service 24 hrs
Mon 10 -  Fri 14 Jan 8am - 9pm  24 hrs 24 hrs 8.45am - 5pm 8.45am - 5pm** 
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jan  9am - 5pm  24 hrs 24 hrs Closed NorMAN service 24 hrs

*  Access to Zone 5 and library books is available during staffed hours only.   If Merchiston Library Zones 1-4 only are open (the 24 hour zone), you will have access to study space, group study pods and computers. There will be no access to book stock or staff help. Access is by swipe card only.

**  Outwith these hours IS Service Desk and Library support will be provided by NorMAN out of hours service, in this case you'll receive a response from it.normanhelpdesk@northumbria.ac.uk.


You can borrow any Library items (including laptops) from Friday 10 December 2021 and you won’t need to return them before Monday 17 January 2022. See details at Library Services and the Festive Season.
Self-service/closed
Self-service/closed

Look after yourself this winter

As we navigate Covid-19 this winter, it's also important that you look after your mental health. Our emergency and out of hours contacts are for you to use should you need counselling and mental wellbeing support throughout the festive period.

Season's Greetings from all at Edinburgh Napier.