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Opening hours

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 - Monday 3 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