Opening hours

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The Library is open 24 hours, every day from 16 April to 18 May.

This period of 24-hour opening:

  • begins at 07:00 on Monday 16 April
  • ends at midnight on Friday 18 May.


Semester opening hours

Our standard opening hours during semesters 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 


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.