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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 - 11 April to 1 May 2016 and Friday 3 June to Sunday 26 June

Bournemouth House Library (Lansdowne Campus)

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - midnight* 9am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 6pm 9.15am - 5.15pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm* 1pm - 5pm
Saturday 18 June 10am - 6pm Self service
Desk not staffed
Sunday 19 June 10am - 10pm* Self service
Desk not staffed
Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 June 10am - 6pm Self service
Desk not staffed

*Extended opening at Bournemouth House is a pilot project for the academic year ending Friday 24 June 2016. We welcome feedback and will evaluate comments and usage at the end of the year.

The Sir Michael Cobham Library (Talbot Campus)

Day Library (all floors) Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - midnight 9am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 10pm* 9.15am - 5.15pm
*Part of ground & first floors open to midnight
Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 June
Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 June
10am - 6pm Self service
Desk not staffed

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24x7


Extended opening hours for revision and exams - Monday 2 May to Thursday 2 June 2016

Both Libraries open as follows:

Day Library Staffed service
Monday - Thursday 8am - midnight 9am - 7pm
Friday 8am - midnight 9.15am - 5.15pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am - 10pm 1pm - 5pm
Bank Holiday Mondays
2 May and 30 May
8am - midnight 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