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Library services during summer 2022

Published May 23, 2022

KTH Library has limited opening hours and services during the summer holidays, but our digital support is open on weekdays all summer.

Opening hours this summer

You can always see current weeks opening hours on the page Opening hours and contact .

Monday 27 June – Friday 1 July 10.00–14.00
Saturday 2 July – Sunday 7 August Closed
Monday 8 August – Friday 12 August 10.00–14.00
15 August – 26 August Monday–Friday 10.00–18.00 (Extended hours 8–10)
Regular opening hours from 29 August Regular hours

Our libraries in Kista and Södertälje

Check current week's opening hours at the page Opening hours and contact

Loans, requests and orders

Summer loans

Main library: All loans from 2 July (not including interlibrary loans) have extended loan periods until August 7 at the earliest. 

Södertälje & Kista: All loans from 10 June (not including interlibrary loans) have extended loan periods until August 15 at the earliest. 

If you wish to know your specific return dates, log into your library account.

Between 1st of June to 8th of August it is not possible to request books. 

The order form for suggesting purchases/interlibrary loans for books and articles is closed from 22 June and opens again on 15 August. However, KTH employees can order articles until July 3.

If you wish to return books, please do so using the book drop outside the main library entrance. The book drop there is open all summer. The book drop in Kista will close 17 June and in Södertälje 24 June. 

Access to electronic material off campus

As a student or employee with a KTH account, you automatically have access to all electronic material through the library, even if you work remotely.

Access to electronic material.

Booked consultations

During summer, there are no bookable times for consultations in our booking form, but if you need assistance during summer, please write to us on biblioteket@kth.se  and we will do our best to help you.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. During summer, our digital support can help you on email and phone. From 8 June – 12 August, Monday–Friday, the phone is open 10–12.

Phone: 08-790 70 88 

Email: biblioteket@kth.se

Our chat service will be closed 24 June–12 August, after that we have regular hours for both phone and chat.

We wish you all a wonderful summer!

Start of the semester

The fall semester is getting closer! This semester some of the programs at KTH will be invited for a scheduled introduction of library services. You can also sign up for a library introduction if it's not in your schedule.

Check out the page New student at the library  for a short summary of library services.