On Monday 4 April 2022, the mutual borrowing of physical material and the vehicle travelling between the institutions, providing a document delivery service, resumed. The service currently runs on Mondays and Thursdays and will be reviewed at a later stage to include more weekdays.

The access to libraries by clients from other CHELiN institutions remains suspended until further notice.


Contact the CPUT libraries via e-mail at librarysupport@cput.ac.za

Alternatively click on “Ask Us” from the library home page to receive online assistance and support.

From the 28th of March 2022 the CPUT Libraries’ opening hours have been increased. View the adjusted hours at https://www.cput.ac.za/lib/find/about-us/opening-hours


Following the repeal of the remaining national Covid-19 regulations on 22 June 2022 and a statement issued by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Social Impact, Transformation and Personnel on 24 June, the Library (SU Library and branches) has decided to implement the following changes:

From 27 June 2022, the Library no longer has a limit on the number of clients and the buildings can be filled to capacity. The booking system in most of the Library venues will no longer apply, except at the Makerspace, Auditorium and some group study seminar rooms in the SU Library. Read more


Stay up to date with the latest library services during remote teaching and learning by visiting the Libraries website.

Our virtual library service will continue as our primary service until such time we resume a full return to campus.

Alternatively, please email us or Ask-a-Librarian.


View a video on remote library services for all available services and helpful guides.

Alternatively click on “Ask Us” from the library home page to receive online assistance and support.

The Mobile Book Delivery Service is available to staff and students who are not allowed on campus during the Pandemic. The requester may collect the book/s from outside the main gate at Robert Sobukwe Entrance from 11h00 weekdays.