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 (Sun 6 December 2015, Sun 13 March 2016 and Sun 19 June 2016). 

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 

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 (Sun 6 December 2015, Sun 13 March 2016 and Sun 19 June 2016).  

Gladstone Link

Term (find term dates):

Mon-Fri 9am-9.30pm, Sat 10am-3.30pm, Sun 11am-4.30pm

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 (Sun 6 December 2015, Sun 13 March 2016 and Sun 19 June 2016). 

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

Closed Periods:

August Bank Holiday

The Old Library and Radcliffe Camera will close for the August Bank Holiday weekend at 7pm on Friday 28 August 2015, with the Gladstone Link closing at 6.30pm. All areas will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Christmas & New Year 2015/16

The Old Library and Radcliffe Camera will close for the Christmas break at 5pm on Wednesday 23 December 2015, with the Gladstone Link closing at 4.30pm. All areas will reopen at 9am on Monday 4 January 2016.

Easter

The Old Library and Radcliffe Camera will close for Easter at 7pm on Thursday 24 March 2016, with the Gladstone Link closing at 6.30pm. All areas will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 29 March 2016.

Encaenia

The The Old Library, Radcliffe Camera and Gladstone Link will be closed for Encaenia on the morning of Wednesday 22 June 2016.

Weston Library reading rooms

Special Collections are now read in the Weston Library reading rooms



University of Oxford dates of full term:

Michaelmas 2015: Sunday 11 October to Saturday 5 December

Hilary 2016: Sunday 17 January to Saturday 12 March

Trinity 2016: Sunday 26 April to Saturday 20 June

 

Michaelmas 2016: Sunday 9 October to Saturday 3 December

Hilary 2017: Sunday 15 January to Saturday 11 March

Trinity 2017: Sunday 23 April to Saturday 17 June

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

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