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Opening hours

The Sir Michael Cobham Library has now re-opened following flood damage, but parts of the ground floor will be out of use until new carpet has been fitted. All other areas of the library are accessible. Please see opening times below.

If you need to return books when the library is closed, please use the secure returns box outside the library entrance.


Term time hours - Monday 19 September to Monday 3 October 2016 inclusive

The Sir Michael Cobham Library (Talbot Campus) 

*Temporary extended hours to provide 24x7 access to PCs while a new Open Access Centre is being built

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday to Thursday Open 24x7* 9am - 7pm
Friday Open 24x7* 9am - 5.15pm
Saturday Open 24x7* 1pm - 5pm
Sunday Open 24x7* 1pm - 5pm

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24x7

Bournemouth House Library (Lansdowne Campus)

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - midnight 9am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 10pm 9.15am - 5.15pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm 1pm - 5pm

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24x7


Term time hours - Tuesday 4 October to Friday 16 December 2016 inclusive

The Sir Michael Cobham Library (Talbot Campus)

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - midnight 9am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 10pm* 9am - 5.15pm
*At Talbot Campus part of ground & first floors open to midnight on Fridays
Saturday 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm 1pm - 5pm

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24x7

Bournemouth House Library (Lansdowne Campus)

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - midnight 9am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 10pm 9.15am - 5.15pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm 1pm - 5pm

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24x7


Bridge Link from The Sir Michael Cobham Library 3rd floor to Student Centre

Term time Monday to Friday 8am - 9pm
Vacation Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm