Weston Library (formerly the New Bodleian)

The Bodleian Libraries are completing their renovation of the New Bodleian building, which will reopen to readers and researchers as the Weston Library - the new home for the Bodleian's Special Collections - in late September 2014. The facility will open in phases from late September 2014. An official opening is planned for March 2015.

Reader update

Important information about collection moves and consulting special collections.

Latest project news

Bodleian Libraries Chair wins the social vote with 63% in the Design of the Year Furniture category (6 April 2014).  See the Bodleian Libraries Chair on display at London's Design Museum until 25 August 2014.

Feature video

Follow the progress of the forthcoming Weston Library in this time-lapse video (contains flashing images). Also on our video page, you can enjoy a shortened version of the time-lapse footage and our popular Building a 21st-century Bodleian video.


What will the Weston Library look like? 

For an insider's view, please also watch our fly-through video of the forthcoming Weston Library and take a look at our final fit-out image gallery.

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