Western Bank Library opening 

2018 - 2019

Due to essential maintenance work the building will close at 22:00 on Monday 8 and Thursday 11 October.  The building will reopen at 08:30 as normal.

Outside staffed hours, entry is limited to swipe access only. External Readers can use the library during staffed hours.

(Children under the age of 16 are only allowed entry during staffed hours and must be accompanied by a responsible adult)

Summer Vacation

Exceptions (including Bank Holiday opening)


Semester opening times (Monday 24 September - Sunday 9 June)

Opening hours Staffed hours
Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 24:00 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 08:30 - 21:00 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 21:00 12:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 24:00 12:00 - 18:00

Summer Vacation (Monday 10 June - Sunday 15 September)

Opening hours Staffed hours
Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday - Sunday 10:00 - 18:00 12:00 - 18:00

Exceptions

Opening hours Staffed hours
17 - 20 December 09:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 19:00
21 December 09:00 - 17:00 10:00 - 17:00
22 December  - 1 January CLOSED CLOSED
18 April 08:30 - 24:00 09:00 - 17:00
19 April 08:30 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
20 April 10:00 - 21:00 Self-service only
21 April 10:00 - 24:00 Self-service only
22 April 08:30 - 24:00 09:00 - 17:00
6 May 08:30 - 24:00 09:00 - 17:00
7 May - 7 June Weekday opening from 07:00

Normal semester staffed hours
(See above)

27 May

07:00 - 24:00

09:00 - 17:00

9 June 10:00 - 18:00 12:00 - 18:00
26 August 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00
23 - 26 September 09:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 19:00
27 September 09:00 - 21:00 10:00 - 19:00