Western Bank Library opening hours

The Reading Room will be closed from 3pm on Friday 8 December due to the The Inaugural University Librarian's Lecture

2017 - 2018

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

Summer Vacation

Exceptions (including Bank Holiday opening)


Semester opening times (Monday 25 September 2017 - Sunday 10 June 2018)

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 11 June - Sunday 16 September 2018)

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
Monday 18 - Thursday 21 December 2017 09:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 22 December 2017 09:00 - 17:00 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 23 December 2017 - Monday 1 January 2018 CLOSED CLOSED
Thursday 29 March 2018 08:30 - 24:00 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 30 March 2018 08:30 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 1 April 2018 10:00 - 21:00 Self-service only
Sunday 2 April 2018 10:00 - 24:00 Self-service only
Monday 3 April 2018 08:30 - 24:00 09:00 - 17:00
Monday 7 May 2018 08:30 - 24:00 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 8 May - Thursday 8 June 2018 Weekday opening from 07:00 09:00 - 17:00
Monday 28 May 2018 07:00 - 24:00 09:00 - 17:00
Monday 27 August 2018 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00