Seeley Library

The Seeley Library

Photo credit: Alice Boagey @AliceTheCamera for Cambridge University Libraries

Visit the library

Out of term: Vacation opening from 15th June to 7th October 2024 (inclusive).

  • Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00
  • Saturdays and Sundays - Closed
  • 3rd August-18th August (inclusive) - Closed
  • Monday 26th August - Closed

If the library needs to close for additional dates at short notice we will update the website and share details on the Seeley Twitter account.


During term: The library will be open for the hours listed below. 

  • Monday - Friday, 09:00-19:00
  • Saturdays - 12:00-18:00
  • Sundays - 13:00-17:00

We are open on the May bank holidays as usual.

Please note items cannot be borrowed for the last 15 minutes of each day.


The Seeley team runs regular orientation sessions and referencing one-to-ones during term time. These classes can be booked via our training website. If you need support during vacation please contact to arrange a time.

An acoustic booth is available to book at the Seeley for telephone calls, video conferences, online supervisions and interviews.