Christmas opening hours

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From Saturday, 13 December, some staffed desks will operate shorter opening hours.  From 15 December, only the ground floor desks will be staffed.  The Library will be open until Tuesday, 23 December.  Full details of staffed desk opening times will soon be available on the Library website.

Between Christmas Eve (Wednesday, 24 December) and the start of the Spring Term (Monday, 5 January) the Library will be open during the day for five days across the festive period.  During this time there will only be Security staff to help you.

Remember you can always call (023) 9284 7777 or use the red telephone box in the Library for free to call 7777 for out of hours Library and IT support at any time.

Wed 24 Dec   Open 10 am – 4 pm

Closed   Thur 25 – Sat 28 Dec

Mon 29 – Wed 31 Dec   Open 10 am – 4 pm

Closed Thur 1 Jan

Fri 2 Jan   Open 10 am – 4 pm                           

Closed   Sat 3 – Sun 4 Jan

Normal term-time opening times and services resume on Monday, 5 January.


Assistant Librarian (Promotions) at the University Library. An enthusiastic advocate of libraries, diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice for all, inside and outside the workplace.

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