Library News

Library opening hours, Christmas vacation 2017

The Library's opening hours for the Christmas vacation are as follows:
9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday - Friday only
(closed weekends)


  • Thursday 7 December: 9.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.00pm
  • Friday 8 December: 9.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.00pm
  • Thursday 14 December: 9.00am-12noon and 2.00pm-5.00pm
  • Thursday 11 January 2018: TBC
  • It may also be necessary to close for short periods at other times. If planning a journey specifically to use the Library, please phone ahead or email to check availability - 01223 338970 or JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING

The Library and its study rooms will close for Christmas on Wednesday 20 December and re-open on Thursday 4 January 2018.

Full term opening hours recommence on Saturday 13 January 2018.


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.