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Opening hours

Due to the current public health situation the Library will be closed until further notice. Updates will be posted on the Library homepage, News blog and Twitter Feed

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.


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

opening hours 2020*

*Subject to change

summer term 2020

Sat 18 April - Fri 12 June

Mon - Fri* φ 24 hours
Sat Open until 21:00

Open from 08:30

* Except Bank holidays Friday 8 May & Monday 25 May - 09:00 - 17:00

φ Except Friday 12 June - Closing at Midnight

summer vacation 2020

Sat 13 June - Sun 20 September

Monφ - Fri

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

*Except additional Saturday opening:

  • Saturday 19 September - 11:00 - 17:00

φClosed Bank Holiday Monday 31 August

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