Opening hours

Due to the current pandemic, opening hours are reduced until further notice.

We are open Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00pm.

Please call 01280 820218  or email for further information.

We are reopening your Libraries at weekends

From this weekend, both the Hunter Street and at the Franciscan we will be re-opening from until 5.00 pm. We hope to be open every weekend from 31 October until 6thDecember.

The Library is still operating a Track & Trace system for library users.  Socially distanced study spaces are available in both libraries with keyboard protectors, hand sanitisers and cleaning materials nearby.   Please wear a face mask when entering the Library.

We will be monitoring usage and may be able to open in the evenings further into the term.

We will also be monitoring the local and National Government advice in case changes to Library opening have to be made in response to the COVID emergency.

Vacation dates

Vacation dates are between the returning student term dates at Dates of terms.

Please note: Franciscan Library and Hunter Street Library access is by uCard at all times. External readers may gain access by ringing the bell and showing their External readers’ cards, but if frequently using the Library external readers will need to get a uCard from Human Resources.