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Library: Open weekends & Labour Day

Check out the Library opening hours for semesters and public holidays.

Library is open weekends (26 Feb-22 June) and public holiday Labour Day (12 Mar). We also offer 24-hour access during the busy exam period.

Standard weekends & weekdays

Check library opening hours.

24-hour library weekday access

From Easter Monday (2 April) until the end of exams (22 June), City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries will remain open 24 hours a day from Monday 8am until Friday midnight.

From 8am to midnight you can access library staff and all services.

From midnight to 8am you will only have access to:

  • PCs
  • study spaces
  • self-services
  • eResources.

Please note: as the extended hours are available only to VU students, staff and alumni, please bring your ID card or proof of enrolment.

Public holidays

Labour Day (12 March)

All campus libraries are open on public holiday Monday 12 March. On that day, higher-education classes are conducted (refer to academic calendar).

Check library opening hours.

Easter long weekend (30 March to 1 April)

All campus libraries will be closed during the Easter long weekend from Good Friday (30 March) to Easter Sunday (1 April). City Flinders, Footscray Park and St Albans libraries will reopen on Easter Monday (2 April).

Other campus libraries (except Sunshine library) will reopen on Wednesday 4 April. Sunshine library will be closed from 30 March to 15 April 2018 in line with the Victorian school term dates.

ANZAC Day public holiday (25 April)

City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are open 24 hours on ANZAC Day for access to:

  • library staff and services from 10am - 5pm
  • PCs, study spaces, self-services and eResources only before 10am and after 5pm.

Please note: only VU students, staff or alumni can use the library before 10am and after 5pm on ANZAC Day. VU student, staff or alumni ID card is required.

Queen’s Birthday public holiday (11 June)

City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are open 24 hours on the Queen’s Birthday holiday for access to:

  • library staff and services from 10am - 5pm
  • PCs, study spaces, self-services and eResources only after 5pm.

Please note: only VU students, staff or alumni can use the library after 5pm on the Queen’s Birthday holiday. VU student, staff or alumni ID card is required.

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