Our libraries reopened as study spaces from 3 January 2022, Mon - Fri from 09h00 - 15h00. Some of our study spaces will be open after-hours from 15h00 - 22h00. Please visit our library reopening dates and service hours for more information. Stay updated with our latest Library Services.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice-Chancellor’s Service Excellence Awards recognise teams and individuals who “have gone over and above the line of duty to make a difference in the lives of others through transformative change”. This year, UCT Libraries was counted among those top achievers.
UCT Libraries are a world-class repository of knowledge and innovative research. Our libraries offer a diverse array of study and research materials, as well as professional and expert assistance in finding information and carrying out research.
UCT Libraries suffered a devastating fire on Sunday 18 April 2021 and we are still assessing the damage and loss. Please note that the library holdings for the African Studies Library, Government Publications, Rare Books and Manuscripts may no longer be accurate.