Opening hours

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Semester opening hours

Our current opening hours are:

Library building opening hours
  Library building Enquiries service
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Monday - Friday  07:00 00:00  08:30 20:30 
Saturdays and Sundays  09:00 21:00  12:00 17:00 

24-hour opening

The Library is open 24 hours a day, every day, in the lead up to exams. Our next period of 24-hour opening begins on Monday 20 November 2017.


Borrowing and returning books when the desk is closed

  • You can borrow books using the self-service kiosks on Level 3.
  • You can return items using the Returns sorter at the main entrance on Level 3.
  • To borrow or return Short Loan books out of hours, please use the self-service kiosks in the Short Loan area.
  • Top up your print card online or at the kiosk on Level 3. See our printing pages for more information.

Self-service kiosks in the Library.  



Our cleaning staff work from 7am until 10am each morning. There will be some associated noise while we work to keep the building clean. Please help us by using the bins and recycling facilities available throughout the Library.