Temporary change of operating hours

From 24th November to 7th December 2021 operating hours of some Library departments are changed.

For the sake of Library’s readers and staff health, with the approval of the University Authorities, we are changing the operating hours of some departments of the University of Warsaw Library.

Library opening hours Operating hours of:

  • Registration point and Information
  • Information Desk
  • Circulation Desk
  • Main Reading Room
  • Requests and Complaints Office
Special Collections Departments
Monday, Tuesday 8 am – 10 pm 2 pm – 9 pm Visit to the Special Collections reading rooms must be arranged in advance by e-mail or telephone.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9 am – 4 pm
Saturday 8 am – 10 pm closed closed
Sunday 3 pm – 8 pm closed closed

Self-service mode hours:
Monday – Tuesday between 8 am and 2 pm, between 9 pm and 10 pm
Wednesday – Friday between 8 am and 9 am, between 4 pm and 10 pm
Saturday  between 8 am and 10 pm
Sunday between 3 pm and 8 pm.

In the self-service mode:
Only persons with a valid library card are allowed to use the library.
Registration and Information (ground floor), Information Desk, Main Reading Room and Circulation Desk are closed.
A library account cannot be set up or renewed.
Books from the location: BUW Magazyn (closed stacks) cannot be requested to the Circulation Desk and the Reading Room.
Keys to study booths cannot be collected.
Books can be checked out and renewed only in SelfCheck kiosks.
Payment of charged fines can be done only in SelfCheck kiosks.
Books can be returned in the return box and SelfCheck kiosks.
Readers are free to use the Open Stacks area, the wireless network (BUW.Hotspot) and electronic resources.
On-call service (+ 48 22 55 25 181) during self-service mode hours is available: Monday-Tuesday  9 am-2 pm, Wednesday-Friday 4 pm – 9 pm.

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