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Opening hours

Vilnius University Library is closed on public holidays.

 

Central Library (Universiteto g. 3)

During the time of studies

During summer vacation*

I – V

VI

I – V

9:00 – 18:00

White Hall
Rare Books Reading Room
Manuscripts Reading Room

9:00 – 16:00

Czesław Miłosz Reading Room
Philology Reading Room
Philosophy Reading Room​
Reading Room, B1 and B2 Auditoriums
Room for Individual work B4
Periodicals Reading Room
Professors' Reading Room
Journalism and Media Reading Room

9:00 – 17:00

White Hall​
Czesław Miłosz Reading Room
Philology Reading Room​
Reading Room, B1 and B2 Auditoriums
History Sources Reading Room​
Lithuanian Studies Reading Room​
Periodicals Reading Room
Professors' Reading Room​
Manuscript Reading Room​
Rare Books Reading Room

9:00 - 20:00

Czesław Miłosz Reading Room
Reading Room, B1 and B2 Auditoriums
History Sources Reading Room
Lithuanian Studies Reading Room
Oriental Studies Reading Room​
Periodicals Reading Room
Professors' Reading Room
Journalism and Media Reading Room

9:00 - 21:00

Philology Reading Room
Philosophy Reading Room
Room for Individual work B4

 

* – summer vacation June 23rd – August 26th.

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Scholarly Communication and Information Centre (SCIC) (Saulėtekio al. 5)

SCIC is open 24/7.

On working hours all reading rooms are open, except Textbook Collection spaces. It is open from 8.00 till 18.00 daily.

The items requested from the closed stacks will be fetched to the appointed reading room on working days from 9.00 till 18.00.

Librarians are available on working days from 9.00 till 18.00. During the night, in SCIC is provided a self-service.

At the Main Information Desk various payments, purchase of services and user card is possible from 9.00 till 21.00 on working days, and from 10.00 till 18.00 on weekends.

After 21.00 till 9.00 entrance to the SCIC is possible only with Library user’s card (Vilnius University staff-member’s card, student’s ID card, and Library user's card) which barcode must be scanned before the entrance, in order for the doors to open.

On public holidays SCIC is not open. On the public holidays eve, SCIC closes at 21.00 (shortened before the New Year’s Eve (2017 12 31 (Sunday) – all reading rooms are open till 16.00). The next day, respectively, after the public holidays, Library opens from 9.00 on working days, and at 10.00 on weekends.

During the summer, from 23rd June up to 27th August, Main Information Desk of SCIC only works from 8.00 till 21.00. During the night, from 21.00 up to 8.00, only the block B (with reading rooms of Leisure, Physical Sciences, Technology, and Silent) of the Library is available for the users. During these hours block A (with reading rooms of Communication, Law, Economics, and Business) is closed. Hence, after 21.00 we kindly ask our users to prepare all the needed items from block A and move to block B for the night or order it beforehand for the librarian to bring it to the block B selected reading room. Information is available at infostalas@mb.vu.lt.

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Faculty/Centre Reading Rooms

Reading Room

Opening hours in the time of studies

Opening hours on summer vacation (july  august)

Monday–Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Monday–Friday

Chemistry Reading Room

9–17

9–17

9 – 16; closed July 30th – August  27th  

Geosciences Reading Room

9–17

9–17

9 – 16; closed July 23rd – August  24th 

From July Geosciences Reading Room is closed for renovation.

During renovation period users are expected at Medicine Reading room.

History Reading Room; Centre for Stateless Cultures

10–19

9–17

I – IV 10 – 17; V  10 – 16; closed July 16th –  July 20th

Career and Counselling Reading Room (Faculty of Physics)

8:30–17:30;
(lunch break: 12–13)

8:30–17;
(lunch break: 12–13)

 

Kaunas Faculty Reading Room

9–19;

9–18;

10–15

9 – 16; closed July 16th – July 20th

Mathematics and Informatics Reading Room

9–18

9–18

9 – 15 July 2nd –  July 20th; 11 – 15 August 2nd –  August 24th; 9 – 17 August 27th –  August 31st; closed July 23rd – August 1st

Medicine Reading Room

8:30–17;
​(lunch break: 12:30–13)

8:30–17;
(lunch break: 12:30–13)

9 – 16 ; closed July 23rd – August 20th

Religious Studies and Research Reading Room (Faculty of Philosophy)

14–16

 

Scandinavian Studies Reading Room (Faculty of Philology)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
13–17;
Tuesday, Thursday:
9–13

Closed July 16th – August 20th

Institute of International Relations and Political Science Reading Room

9–18

9–18

9 – 16; closed July 7th – August 15th