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Luke Wadding Library
Monday-Thurs. 08:30 - 21:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:30

College Street Library
Monday-Thurs. 08:30 - 21:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:30

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Seminar rooms LB18, LB19, LB20 and LB21 are currently available for bookings. Please visit the SETU Luke Wadding Library click and collect desk to make a booking.

Christmas 2022

We are opening as normal until Wednesday 21st.
On the Thursday (last exam day), we close at 5pm.  
On Friday 23rd we close at 12 noon.
We are then closed Saturday Dec 24th - Mon Jan 2nd inclusive

2023 - Open Again

Tues Jan 3rd - Fri Jan 6th 8.30am - 5pm
Mon Jan 9th - Fri Jan 13th 8.30am - 5pm

Normal late hours resume Mon Jan 16th

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Virtual tour

If you haven’t visited the SETU Luke Wadding Library, Cork Road Campus Waterford before, the level of detail in our  virtual tour will make you feel like you’re here, in person – you can even wander between library shelves.

The SETU Luke Wadding Library, located on the Cork Road Campus Waterford.  All registered students and staff have access to the library – you may need your student identification so please bring it with you.  Built in 2000, the SETU Luke Wadding Library is 6,000 sq m over 3 floors and at maximum capacity can accommodate over 1200 users.  We look forward to welcoming you’.

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