Opening hours

Old Library: Upper and Lower Reading Rooms

Term (find term dates):

Mon-Fri 9am-10pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm.

Vacation:

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm.

The Upper and Lower Reading Rooms in the Old Library will also open 11am-5pm on the first Sunday of each vacation (Sunday 3 December 2017; Sunday 11 March 2018 and Sunday 17 June 2018). 

See below for forthcoming closed periods. 

Old Library: Duke Humfrey's Library

Term (find term dates):

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm.  

Vacation:

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. 

See below for forthcoming closed periods. 

Radcliffe Camera: Upper Camera and Lower Camera Reading Rooms

Term (find term dates):

Mon-Fri 9am-10pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm. 

Vacation:

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm

The Upper Camera and Lower Camera reading rooms will also open 11am-5pm on the first Sunday of each vacation (Sunday 3 December 2017; Sunday 11 March 2018 and Sunday 17 June 2018).

See below for forthcoming closed periods. 

Gladstone Link

Term (find term dates):

Mon-Fri 9am-9.30pm (entry closes at 9.15 pm), Sat 10am-3.30pm, Sun 11am-4.30pm

Monday 1st and 29th May Bank Holidays: the Link will be open as usual 9am-9.30pm 

Vacation:

Mon-Fri 9am-6.30pm, Sat 10am-3.30pm

The Gladstone Link will also open 11am-4.30pm on the first Sunday of each vacation (Sunday 3 December 2017; Sunday 11 March 2018 and Sunday 17 June 2018). 

Note: Access to the Gladstone Link ceases 15 minutes before the advertised closing time in order to facilitate the clearing of the space. 

See below for forthcoming closed periods. 

Closed Periods

Christmas and New Year 2017/2018 

The Old Bodleian Library Upper and Lower Reading Rooms and Duke Humfrey's Library will close at 17.00 on Friday 22 December 2017 and reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

The Radcliffe Camera will close at 19.00 and the Gladstone Link by 18.30 on Thursday 21 December 2017. The Camera and Gladstone Link will reopen at 9.00 on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Easter 2018

The Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera are closed Friday 30 March - Monday 2 April 2018 inclusive.

August Bank Holiday 2018

The Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera are closed Saturday 25 August - Monday 27 August 2018 inclusive.
 

Weston Library reading rooms

Special Collections are now read in the Weston Library reading rooms


University of Oxford dates of full term:

Michaelmas 2017: Sunday 8 October to Saturday 2 December

Hilary 2018: Sunday 14 January to Saturday 10 March

Trinity 2018: Sunday 22 April to Saturday 16 June

 

The University of Oxford Dates of Term page gives provisional dates for later years. 

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