Opening hours and locations

The SLUB is comprised of the Central Library and five other branch libraries, each with its own innovative learning spaces and utilisation concepts such as workshops, a community garden and modern group work areas.

Central Library

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 8:00-24:00 (service: 9:00-18:00), Sunday 10:00-18:00 (no service).

Central Library

DrePunct / Makerspace Library

Library opening hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-20:00 (Service: 9:00-18:00)

Makerspace opening hours: Monday 9:00-12:30, Tuesday till Thursday 9:00-12:30 and 16:00-19:30, Friday 9:00-12:30

DrePunct library / Makerspace

August-Bebel-Straße / TextLab Library

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-20:00 (Service: 9:00-18:00)

August-Bebel-Straße / TextLab Library

Fiedlerstraße / Medicine Library

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-22:00 (service: 9:00-18:00), Saturday 10:00-18:00 (without service).

Fiedlerstraße / Medicine Library

Tharandt / Forestry Library

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00-18:00, Friday 9:00-16:00

Tharandt / Forestry Library

Closing days 2024

All SLUB locations are closed on the following public holidays and special closing days:

  • Good Friday, 29.03. - Easter Monday, 01.04.
  • May Day, 01.05.
  • Ascension Day, 09.05.
  • Whit Sunday, 19 May - Whit Monday, 20 May
  • 03.09. and 04.09.
  • Day of German Unity, 03.10.
  • Reformation Day, 31.10.
  • Day of Prayer and Repentance, 20.11.
  • Christmas, 24.12. - 26.12.
  • New Year's Eve, 31.12.24 - New Year's Day, 01.01.25

Do you have any questions? This is how you can reach us:

  • in person at our service counters
  • by telephone Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at +49 351 4677 390
  • by chat Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 16:00
  • via our contact form
  • Directions