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GMIT Libraries: COVID-19 Updates

This guide covers library services for Sept 2021-May 2022

Access to library building

The safety of users and staff will be the top priority. Re-opening will be constantly under review in line with public health and Institute guidance.

First Term:

Opening Hours:

September 27th -                  Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 10.00pm Friday 5.00pm

Saturday opening Hours:

November 20th, November 27th, December 4th, December 11th, December 18th 10.00am - 5.00pm

Second Term:

January 4th - 8th April 2022 Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 10.00pm, Friday 5.00pm

Spring Open Day Library Open 12th March Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm.

Closed St. Patrick's Day 17th March 2022.

Easter Holidays:

April 11th - 14th  Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 9.00pm (Porter only service after 5pm)

April 19th - 22nd 2022 Tuesday - Thursday 9.30am - 9.00pm (Porter only service after 5pm), Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm.

Closed 15th & 18th April 2022

Third Term:

April 23rd Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm.

April 25th - May 21st 2022 Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 10.00pm, Friday 5.00pm, Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm.

May 23rd - 24th Monday - Tuesday 9.00am - 10.00pm

May 25th - June 17th Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 9.00pm, (Porter only service after 5pm), Friday 5.00pm.

June 20th - September 2022 Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm (Summer Hours).

Self-service options will be the primary mode of operation, with limited desk service across all campus libraries for the foreseeable future.

If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 you must not come to the Library. 

If you have been in close contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID19 you must not visit the library.

We encourage all library users to download the COVID19 tracker app for your own health and safety and that of others.

Students and staff seeking entry to the library must have a valid GMIT ID card.

Facemasks are mandatory and must be worn at all times while in the library.

Sanitise hands on entry/exit to the library.

Library users must adhere to physical distancing at all times and abide by all safety signage throughout the building.

Food and drink apart from bottled water is not permitted in the library.

Please do not congregate in groups in the library even if you live together.


Galway 091-742785 | CCAM 091-745409 | Mayo 094-9043146 | Letterfrack 091-742666 |