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Hours & Holidays

Main Library Hours:

The library may operate under reduced hours during Ramadan, Summer Semester, semester breaks and official University holidays. In general, regular hours during fall and spring terms are as follows:


Week Days:
Main Library

Branch Library

FromToFromTo
Saturday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM Closed Closed
Sunday 8:00 AM 8:00 PM 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
Monday 8:00 AM 8:00 PM 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM 8:00 PM 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM 8:00 PM 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 8:00 PM 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
Friday Closed Closed Closed Closed

Library Holidays

The following information indicates what days the library is closed. Be aware that these days are subject to change. Check the official AUAF calendar for the best information.

Spring Semester (2016)
  • February 15 Mon / Liberation Day (Holiday)
  • March 19 Sat / Nowruz/New Year (Holiday)
  • March 20 Sun/ Farmer’s day, National (Holiday)
  • April 28 Thu / Mujahidin day / Victory day (Holiday)

Summer Semester (2016)

  • June 05 Sun / Start of Ramadan (Holiday)
  • July 05-07  / Eid-ul-Fitr (Three day holiday)

Fall Semester (2016)

  • August 19 Fri / Afghanistan Independence Day (Holiday)
  • September 09 Fri / Martyr Day (holiday)
  • September 13-16 Tue-Fri / Arafat and Eid (Holidays)
  • September 20 Tue / Rabbani's Observance Day (holiday)
  • October 11 Tue / Ashura (Holiday)
  • December 18 – 29, Sun-Thu / Winter Holidays