Opening hours

Books

Changes to our opening hours, eg due to extreme weather conditions, will be announced on Twitter.


 Main Library

The Main Library is located at the centre of the Edgbaston campus. 

Thursday 2 January - Thursday 9 April 2020

We open at 08:00 on Thursday 2 January and will remain open 24/7 until 22:00 on Thursday 9 April.

Friday 10 April - Monday 13 April 2020

closed

Tuesday 14 April - Friday 5 June 2020

We open at 08:00 on Tuesday 5 June and will remain open 24/7 until 22:00 on Friday 5 June.

 Barber Fine Art Library

The Barber Fine Art Library is located on the ground floor of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.

Monday 13 January - Friday 27 March 2020

Monday to Thursday - 09:00 - 19:00

Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

Sunday - closed

Saturday 28 March - Thursday 9 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

Friday 10 April - Wednesday 15 April 2020

closed

Thursday 16 April - Sunday 26 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

 Barnes Library

The Barnes Library is located in the Medical School building.

Monday 13 January - Sunday 29 March 2020

Monday to Thursday - 08:45 - 21:00

Friday - 08:45 - 19:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday - 10:00 - 18:00

Monday 30 March - Thursday 9 April 2020

Monday to Thursday - 09:00 - 21:00

Friday - 09:00 - 19:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday - 10:00 - 18:00

Friday 10 April - Monday 13 April 2020

closed

Tuesday 14 April - Wednesday 15 April 2020

10:00 - 16:00

Thursday 15 April - Sunday 26 April 2020

Monday to Thursday - 09:00 - 21:00

Friday - 09:00 - 19:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday - 10:00 - 18:00

Cadbury Research Library

The Cadbury Research Library is located on the Lower Ground Floor of the Muirhead Tower accessible through the foyer area of the building. Take the lift or stairs to the Lower Ground (LG) floor and then follow the signs to the Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections. 

Monday 13 January - Sunday 29 March 2020

Monday - 10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday to Wednesday - 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday - 09:00 - 19:00*

Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

*Please note: requests for material must be placed by 16:15, or 16:30 on Thursdays.  If you are visiting on our late Thursday opening but are arriving after 16:30, you will need to pre-order the material you wish to consult.

Monday 30 March - Thursday 9 April 2020

Monday - 10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday to Wednesday - 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday - 09:00 - 19:00*

Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

*Please note: requests for material must be placed by 16:15, or 16:30 on Thursdays.  If you are visiting on our late Thursday opening but are arriving after 16:30, you will need to pre-order the material you wish to consult.

Friday 10 April - Wednesday 15 April 2020

closed

Thursday 16 April - Sunday 26 April 2020

Monday - 10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday to Wednesday - 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday - 09:00 - 19:00*

Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

*Please note: requests for material must be placed by 16:15, or 16:30 on Thursdays.  If you are visiting on our late Thursday opening but are arriving after 16:30, you will need to pre-order the material you wish to consult.

 Orchard Learning Resource Centre

The Orchard Learning Resource Centre is situated on our Selly Oak Campus, approximately one mile from the main campus in Edgbaston along the Bristol Road.

Monday 13 January - Friday 27 March 2020 

Monday to Friday - 08:30 - 19:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday - closed

Saturday 28 March - Thursday 9 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 19:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday - closed

Friday 10 April - Wednesday 15 April 2020

closed

Thursday 16 April - Sunday 26 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 19:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday - closed

 Dental Library

The Dental Library is situated on the first floor of the Dental Hospital in Edgbaston.  The library is open to all, but is situated inside a working NHS hospital building. Please contact the Library in advance to arrange access if you are not a member of the University School of Dentistry.   

Monday 13 January - Sunday 29 March 2020

Monday to Friday - 08:45 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

Monday 30 March - Thursday 9 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 08:45 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

Friday 10 April - Wednesday 15 April 2020

closed

Thursday 16 April - Sunday 26 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 08:45 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

 Shakespeare Institute Library

The Shakespeare Institute Library is located in the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Monday 13 January - Sunday 29 March 2020

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 20:00

Saturday - 09:00 - 17:00

Sunday - 13:00 - 17:00

Monday 30 March - Thursday 9 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 20:00

Saturday - 09:00 - 17:00

Sunday - 13:00 - 17:00

Friday 10 April - Wednesday 15 April 2020

closed

Thursday 16 April - Sunday 26 April 2020

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 20:00

Saturday - 09:00 - 17:00

Sunday - 13:00 - 17:00

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