COVID-19 update: Some of our locations are now open for bookable study spaces. Read more about how we plan to reopen our buildings.
The JB Morrell Library and the Harry Fairhurst building are open 24 hours a day throughout the year (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day).
To enter the buildings, you must have a valid University or Library Card or sign in at the Library reception.
Visitors who have not registered with the Library can't access the JB Morrell Library and the Fairhurst building between 10pm and 8am. Anyone wishing to join the Library will need to do so during full service hours.
Opening times are split into full service hours and self-service hours:
Full service hours
Monday to Friday: 9am - 7pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 6pm
Monday to Thursday: 7pm - 9am
Friday 7pm - Saturday 10am
Saturday 6pm - Sunday 10am
Sunday 6pm - Monday 9am
The Library Help Desk will be closed on Sundays through the Summer vacation period.
Our vacation service hours vary on an annual basis, mainly around Easter and Christmas. You can keep up to date by checking:
During full service hours you have access to the full range of Library services including help from staff.
During self-service hours you can:
However, you can't: