UPDATED 2 MARCH - WEATHER: Early closure information

Update: 2 March 2018, 3.45pm

Due to heavy snow around our storage facility in Swindon, there will be no further book deliveries from offsite storage until Monday.

The Libraries are currently open as usual, but some will be closing early:

  • The Horton Library will close at 3pm
  • The Knowledge Centre at the Old Road campus will close at 4pm
  • The David Reading in the Weston Library will close at 4.45pm, the Rare Books and Mackerras Reading Rooms will remain open until 7pm
  • The Old Bodleian and Radcliffe Camera will close at 5pm
  • The English Faculty Library will close at 5pm
  • The Music Faculty Library will close at 5pm
  • The Education Library will close at 5pm (previously 5.30pm)
  • The Law Library will close at 6pm
  • The Sackler Library will close at 7pm
  • The Radcliffe Science Library will close a 7pm
  • The Social Science Library will close at 7pm

Please continue to check for updates before travelling.


Update: 2 March, 8am

Due to heavy snow around our storage facility in Swindon, there will be no morning book delivery service, and it is likely that the afternoon delivery will be cancelled.Update: 1 March 2018, 4.30pm

Planned changes to opening hours for Thursday 1 March:

All Bodleian Libraries (see list) will be closing at their usual time or by 7pm, whichever is earliest, with a few exceptions:

  • The Vere Harmsworth Library will close at 5pm
  • The Continuing Education Library will close at 7.30pm
  • The Sainsbury Business Library will close to non-SBS members as usual at 6.45pm, with the building and library open as usual to SBS card holders after that

Morning book deliveries may be cancelled; please check for updates. 

Update: 1 March 2018, 8am

The Libraries remain open as normal, with morning book deliveries as scheduled. Due to ongoing adverse weather early closure may be necessary in the period Thursday 1 March Sunday 4 March. Please check our websites or Twitter for any changes to opening times due to inclement weather.

Readers who are unable to make it to the Libraries may wish to make use of our Scan & Deliver service

28 February 2018, 3pm

The Bodleian Libraries are currently open as normal (Wednesday 28 February). 

With more snow in the forecast, please check our websites or Twitter for any changes to opening times due to inclement weather.

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