KB Chen China Centre Library

Opening hours

Term time

Monday – Friday: 9am – 7pm
Saturday: 11am – 2pm


From Sunday 3 December our hours will be:

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Christmas opening hours

The China Centre Library will be closed from Tuesday 19 December – Monday 1 January (inclusive).

Contact us

General enquiries

+44 (0)1865 280430

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About the library

KB Chen China Centre Library is the specialist hub library for Chinese studies at the University of Oxford. It provides state-of-the-art reading room facilities and offers specialist support in Chinese studies for students, staff and the wider Bodleian readership. The onsite holdings of the library consist of teaching and reference collections as well as high-demand material that supports the current teaching and research interests in the China Centre.

Find us

K B Chen China Centre Library
University of Oxford China Centre
Dickson Poon Building
Canterbury Road

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