Increased opening hours on Saturdays in OULS libraries

More OULS libraries will be open throughout the day on Saturdays on or before 6  October. The following libraries will be open from 10 am to 4 pm, both in term and vacation.


Old Bodleian Library

All Reading Rooms open – commencing Saturday 4 August


New Bodleian Library

Services will be consolidated in the Philosophy Reading Room & the Modern Papers Reading Room (for more information see ‘Extended Saturday Opening from 4 August 2007: Changes in the New Library’, – commencing Saturday 4 August.


Radcliffe Camera

Both Reading Rooms open – commencing 6 October

The Camera will be closed on Saturdays during August and September


Taylor Institution Library

Commencing 8 September


In addition, the Department of Education Library will now open between 1 and 5 pm on Saturdays and between 12 and 4 pm on Sundays.


Note that other OULS libraries that have been offering weekend opening to readers will continue to do so.



To find out the opening times of any of the Oxford libraries, go to and select the Information link for each library.





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