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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.


Spring break hours- Saturday 8 April to Monday 1 May 2017

The Sir Michael Cobham Library and Bournemouth House Library

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm 9am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 6pm* 9am - 5pm
*At Talbot Campus part of ground & first floors open to 8pm on Fridays
Saturday  10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Easter weekend - Libraries CLOSED from Friday 14 April to Monday 17 April inclusive
Bank Holiday Monday 1 May 8am to midnight 1pm - 5pm

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24x7


Term time hours - Tuesday 2 May to Friday 23 June 2017 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* 9.15am - 5.15pm
*Part of ground & first floors open to midnight on Fridays
Saturday (except* below) 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Sunday (except* below) 10am - 10pm 1pm - 5pm

Bank Holiday Monday 29 May

8am - midnight 1pm - 5pm
*Saturday 17 June 10am - 6pm Self-service only
*Sunday 18 June 10am - 10pm Self-service only

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 (except* below) 10am - 6pm 1pm - 5pm
Sunday (except* below) 10am - 10pm 1pm - 5pm
Bank Holiday Monday 29 May 8am - midnight 1pm - 5pm
*Saturday 17 June 10am - 6pm Self-service only
*Sunday 18 June 10am - 10pm Self-service only

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