Library Update

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 16:15

Please see below some updates on our library services, commencing Monday 27 September, 2021.  

The Library's opening and service hours are as follows:

Monday - Thursday  08:00 - 00:00 
Service: 08:30 - 21:45

Friday  08:00 - 18:30
Service: 08:30 - 18:00

Saturday  10:00 - 17:00
Service: 10:15 - 16:45

Sunday  10:00 - 17:00
Study Spaces

You must book in advance of coming to the Library

  • There will be 5 study sessions available Monday to Thursday, 3 sessions on Friday and 2 sessions on Saturday and Sunday
  • Students will be able to book 2 sessions per day and they can be consecutive 
  • To enter the library, you will need your student card and booking confirmation e-mail 
  • If you do not have a student card, a temporary card can be issued at the Library Admission Desk
  • The building will be cleared down after each session. All students must leave with their belongings and re-enter if they have made a consecutive booking. 
  • To cancel a booking, use the cancellation link on the booking confirmation e-mail 

Study spaces will continue to be available in the John Hume building.

Continuing Online Services
For access to our eBooks, please click here.

Click and Collect Service
Click and Collect items will be available for collection at the Admission Desk following receipt of a confirmation email, during the following times:

Monday - Thursday
09:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 13:30
15:00 - 00:00


09:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 13:30
15:00 - 18:30

Saturday & Sunday
10:00 - 17:00

Items that are not collected after 3 days will be returned to the shelves.

If you have overdue books, please return them when you are collecting your requests.  Books can be returned to the returns bin located left of the library entrance.

Items can be requested here

Digital on Demand Service
This service is free of charge and available for staff and all postgraduate students (Research and Taught). Items can be requested here

Further Information
All Maynooth University information and guidance related to Covid-19 is available here
We will continue to provide Library updates via our website and social media.  Please check your University email regularly for updates. 

Please use our online services and content first and consider carefully if you need to avail of our on-campus services.