Weston Library

Opening hours

This information is for readers and researchers coming to use the Weston Library's reading rooms. If you are a member of the public, head over to our Visit website for information about visiting the Weston Library, including exhibitions, events, the café and the shop.


Monday – Friday: 9am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm

The Weston Library's reader spaces are locked from 7pm on weekdays and from 4pm on Saturdays. We ask that readers leave the building with their possessions by those times.

Headley Tearoom (staff and readers)

Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm

Christmas opening hours

Friday 22 December: 9am–5pm

The Weston Library will be closed to readers from Saturday 23 December – Monday 1 January (inclusive).

About the library

The Weston Library is the home of the Bodleian Libraries’ special collections.

It is a working library and research centre, as well as a public event and exhibition space. The library has three reading rooms and a number of seminar rooms and other study spaces, as well as a Centre for Digital Scholarship and Visiting Scholars Centre (Centre for the Study of the Book).

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Weston Library
Broad Street

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