Library opening hours

Weekends Library Opening Hours:

Due to popular demand, the Library will be open from 9am to 11pm on following weekends:

Sat 18 May 9am – 11pm

Sun 19 May 9am – 11pm

Sat 25 May 9am – 11pm

Sun 26 May 9am – 11pm

Sat 1 June 9am – 11pm

Sun 2 June 9am – 11pm

Sat 8 June 9am – 11pm

Sun 9 June 9am – 11pm

The external study rooms (D33, D34, D35 and Chapel Wing Reading Room) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

It may also be necessary to close for other periods at short notice. If planning a journey specifically to use the Library, it would be worth contacting us in advance: telephone 01223 338970 or email

Archive and special collections:

Opening hours for the Archive and Special Collections are separate; if you are planning to visit in person, please see the Arranging a visit webpage.  Thank you.