Extended weekday opening hours, July and September (Library closing at 5 pm during August )

The Taylor Institution Library will be open till 7 pm on weekdays throughout July and September this year, subject to the closing policy below.

Please note:

  • The Library will be closing at 5 pm during August.
  • The Taylor Bodleian Slavonic and Modern Greek Library will be closing at 5 pm during the Long Vacation, as usual.

Closing policy

The Taylor is a complex building and some areas need to be vacated early so that the Library can be closed safely and securely. Please note the following:

  • The Voltaire Room and the Basement must be vacated 30 minutes before the Library closes
  • The Teaching Collection, except for the Issue Desk, must be vacated 20 minutes before the Library closes
  • Last entry to the building is 15 minutes before the Library closes
  • All loans must be completed 15 minutes before the Library closes
  • Readers must leave the building by the closing times shown above. 
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