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Opening hours

Our full range of services (including registrations) is usually available 9-5 Mon-Thu and 10-5 on Friday. Before making a special trip, please check our Term-time service levels page for details of services and facilities available at different times of the day or Contact us in advance.

Details of any emergency changes to our opening hours (e.g. due to adverse weather) will be posted on our News blog, Twitter feed and homepage. 

Summer vacation: Mon 1 July to Sun 22 September

Monφ - Fri

08:30 - 17:00
Sat* & Sun Closed

*Except additional Saturday opening:

  •  Saturday 20 July - 11:00 - 17:00
  •  Saturday 17 August - 11:00 - 17:00
  •  Saturday 21 September - 11:00 - 17:00

φClosed Bank Holiday Monday 26 August

IT Service Desk opening times

The IT Service Desk is located on the 1st Floor of the Library. This service is provided by Information Technology and is subject to availability. 


Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat & Sun 11:00 - 17:00


Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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