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 2 December 2018; Sunday 10 March 2019 and Sunday 23 June 2019). 

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 2 December 2018; Sunday 10 March 2019 and Sunday 23 June 2019).

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

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 2 December 2018; Sunday 10 March 2019 and Sunday 23 June 2019). 

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 2018/New Year 2019

The Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera will close at 5pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

Easter 2019

The Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera are closed Friday 19 April - Monday 22 April 2019 inclusive.

August Bank Holiday 2019

The Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera are closed Saturday 24 August - Monday 26 August 2019 inclusive.
 

Weston Library reading rooms

Special Collections are now read in the Weston Library reading rooms


University of Oxford dates of full term:

Michaelmas 2018: Sunday 7 October to Saturday 1 December

Hilary 2019: Sunday 13 January to Saturday 9 March

Trinity 2019: Sunday 28 April to Saturday 22 June

 

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

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