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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 25th – September 2nd.

During the time of terms, Central library also opens on Sundays from 9.00 till 16.00 (Spring term: 2017 05 08–05 28; Winter term: 2017 11 26–2017 12 17.)

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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 20th 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 in the time of terms*

Opening hours on summer vacation

Monday–Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Monday–Saturday

Monday–Friday

Faculty of Chemistry Library

9–18

9–17

9–18

9 – 16; closed July 24th – August  25th  

Faculty of Natural Sciences Library

9–18

9–17

Monday–Friday: 9–19; Saturday: 10–14

July 3rd – August 18th 9 – 13;  August 21st – August 31st 10 – 18 

Faculty of History Library; Centre for Stateless Cultures

10–19

9–17

10–19

10 – 16; closed July 10th – 21st and August 7th – 11th

Career Centre Library (Faculty of Physics)

8:30–17:30;
(lunch break: 12–13)

8:30–17;
(lunch break: 12–13)

8:30–17:30;
(lunch break: 12–13)

 

Kaunas Faculty Library

9–19;

9–18;

10–15

9–19;

9 – 17:30; closed July 17th – August 20th

Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics Library

9–18

9–18

9–18

9 – 15; closed July 7th, 24th – 31st

Faculty of Medicine Library

8:30–17;
​(lunch break: 12:30–13)

8:30–17;
(lunch break: 12:30–13)

8:30–17;
​(lunch break: 12:30–13)

July 3rd – 14th 9 – 15; July 17th – August 11th 10 – 16; August 14th – 31st 9 – 15

Religious Studies and Research Centre Library (Faculty of Philosophy)

14–16

14–16

 

Scandinavian Studies Centre Library (Faculty of Philology)

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

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

Closed July 10th – August 20th

Institute of International Relations and Political Science Library

9–18

9–18

10–18

9 – 16; closed July 7th – August 15th

* Spring term: 2017 05 08–05 28; Winter term: 2017 11 26–2017 12 17.​