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 4 December 2016; Sunday 12 March 2017 and Sunday 18 June 2017). 

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 (Sunday 4 December 2016; Sunday 12 March 2017 and Sunday 18 June 2017).  

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 (Sunday 4 December 2016; Sunday 12 March 2017 and Sunday 18 June 2017). 

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 26 August 2016 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 30 August 2016.

Christmas & New Year 2016/17

The Old Library and Radcliffe Camera will close at 5pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

Easter 2017

The Old Library and Radcliffe Camera will close at 7pm on Thursday 13 April 2017, open 9am-5pm on Monday 17 April 2017 and resume normal opening hours from 9am Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Encaenia

The Old Library, Radcliffe Camera and Gladstone Link closes on the morning of Encaenia.

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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