Long Vacation 2001: timetable for opening of the new Library
The move into the Sackler Library will take place at the beginning of the
Long Vacation. The following list gives the opening hours of the
constituent collections, the projected date of closure and move into the
Sackler, and the subsequent opening hours of the Sackler.
This timetable is subject to change depending on progress with the move into
the Sackler Library. For more detailed information and updates, see WWW at
Although the Library staff will make every effort to accommodate the needs
of readers through the Summer, readers are requested to minimise their use
of the Library as far as possible in June, July and August.
Coin Room Library
Tue.-Fri.: 1000-1645; Sat.: 1000-1300; closed Mon. and 4 Sept.
Ashmolean Main Library
18-22 June: 0900-1700; Sat. 23 June 0900-1300; closed 25 June onwards; open
in the Sackler Library c.2/3 July with restricted access to some parts,
unrestricted c. 23 July.
Classics Lending Library
18-22 June: 0900-1300, 1400-1700; closed 23 June onwards; open in the
Sackler Library c. 23 July.
Western Art Library
18-22 June: 0900-1700; Sat. 23 June: 0900-1300; 25 June - 13 July:
1000-1400; closed 16 July onwards; open in the Sackler Library in early
History of Art Library
18 June - c. 27 July: M-Th 0900-1300, 1400-1800; Fr 0900-1300, 1400-1700;
closed c. 30 July onwards; open in the Sackler in early August
Egyptology Library (Griffith)
18-22 June: 0900-1700; Sat. 23 June: 0900-1300; closed 25 June onwards; open
in the Sackler Library c.9/10 July.
Near Eastern Collection (Griffith)
As Oriental Institute Library until 26 June; closed 27 June onwards; open in
the Sackler Library c.9/10 July.
c.2/3 July-21 September: Mon-Fri 0900-1700;
closed 27 Aug, 3-4 Sept; possibly also closed Mondays 2, 9, 16, July, 6, 13
August, 24 September;
open 25 Sept - 6 Oct.: Mon-Fri 0900-2200, Sat 1000-1700.
The Main/Sackler Library will be closed:
* All of Week 10 (25-30 June)
* Saturdays from 30 June to 22 September
* Monday 27 August (Late Summer Bank Holiday)
* Monday-Tuesday 3-4 September (St Giles Fair)
* Some or all of Monday 24 September (Official opening)
* Only if necessary but at no notice on other Mondays 2, 9, 16 July,
6, 13 August. The following Tuesdays 3, 10, 17 July, 7, 14 August are also
vulnerable in case of serious problems being encountered.